Beware of Scams - Re: Recent Energy Survey
- Published: Thursday, 10 March 2022 09:55
TOWN OF TRENTON NOTICE
Re: Energy Consumption Status Survey
Did you receive a suspicious text or email regarding energy consumption? (See photo for example).
This is NOT coming from the Town of Trenton. We have also reached out to Nova Scotia Power to confirm that this survey is NOT from them.
This is a scam. Do not complete or submit survey. Please delete it.
SCAM AND FRAUD PREVENTION
Protect yourself & always be vigilant!
- Don't be afraid to say no
- Do your research
- Don't give out personal information
- Beware of upfront fees
- Protect your computer
- Be careful who you share images with
- Protect your online accounts
If you have questions or concerns regarding suspicious emails, phone calls or texts, follow your instincts and investigate it. Several residents reached out to members of Council regarding this particular survey and Town staff took the time to confirm with NS Power. We are here to help:
For more information about scams and how to protect yourself, visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre website.