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Hydro warns of potential telephone scam

February 1st, 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) has again received complaints from concerned people who have received messages from callers pretending to be Hydro customer service staff regarding overdue bills. These calls are not from Hydro. We do not ask for credit card or payment information over the phone.

What to do if you are contacted:

  • If you receive a suspicious call of this nature, hang up.
  • Report suspicious phone calls or emails immediately to your local police detachment or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.
  • If you have any questions about the validity of an overdue bill or service request, call a Hydro customer service representative at 1-888-737-1296.


Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca