Have you received a suspicious call from someone claiming to be Toronto Hydro Billing and Collection Department?
To reduce any risk of fraudulent activity, we want our customers to know the facts and spread the word. Toronto Hydro never calls demanding payment with a pre-paid card and we never threaten to disconnect power immediately.
To avoid being fooled:
US Treasury Phone Scam
BBB is warning about a phone scam targeting local consumers stating there are charges being filed against clients by the US Treasurer's office.
10 questions you should ask when you receive a call from telemarketers
Telemarketers might interrupt your day multiple times just to try and sell items to you via phone.
State Do Not Call Lists
Since the launch of the federal Do Not Call List in 2003, some states have discontinued individual do-not-call programs ..
Do Not Return Texts or Calls These Area Codes
You may be wondering where the “473 Scam” name came from. It’s the result of criminals using numbers from the 473 area code number.