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Utilities unite to protect customers from scams; event raises consumer awareness, offers advice

Wednesday marked the fifth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day when Louisville Gas and Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company and Old Dominion Power Company joined more than 145 fellow U.S. and Canadian utilities to raise consumer awareness on how to recognize scams and offer advice to avoid them. These efforts have become more important this year during the pandemic, as reports of scams have risen...

LG&E, KU among more than 100 utilities marking week-long utility scam awareness campaign

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are proud to stand with more than 100 U.S. and Canadian utilities to expose the tactics scammers use when attempting to steal money from utility customers and to educate customers on how to protect themselves. The awareness efforts are part of LG&E and KU’s participation in Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), a consortium...