Consumers Energy In Your Community

Update:  Our customers continue to be affected by a recent scam offering to pay utility bills. New reports indicate customers are receiving automated calls from a wireless number asking for credit card information. For your safety, do not share your personal or financial information with anyone you do not know, over the phone. We encourage you to help raise awareness about the scam by sharing this information with your family, friends and neighbors.

A nationwide scam targeting utility customers has made its way to Michigan. You may be contacted in person, through fliers, social media or text messages, claiming President Obama will pay your utility bills through a new federal program.

Customers are asked to provide their social security numbers or other personal identifying information in exchange for a bank routing number that will allegedly pay their utility bills. In reality, there is no money, and customers believe they have…

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