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Warning: Don't Fall For PSE&G Phone Scam

01/15/2014 10:30AM ● By Rebecca K. Abma
Several Midland Park residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to represent PSE&G. Over the years, several different telemarketing scams have been reported for PSE&G and other utilities.  

According the the company, when PSE&G makes an outbound phone call to customers, the caller ID will identify the call as coming from PSE&G. The caller will provide you with your customer-specific information. If you do not receive the correct pieces of information, then you are likely not speaking with a PSE&G representative.

To be safe, hang up and cal PSE&G directly at 1-800-436-7734 or visit a local PSE&G Customer Service Center. Service Centers are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with locations listed on customer bills and online at:

Any customer who has doubts about the legitimacy of any call from PSE&G, especially one in which payment is requested, should call the utility directly.

Here's more information about the scam from our partners at Cliffview Pilot:

Beware the PSE&G MoneyPak phone scam (via Cliffview Pilot)

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