Georgia Power issues safety and security alert for customers
ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of today's media reports of a possible attempted home invasion at an Atlanta apartment complex by persons identifying themselves as Georgia Power employees, the company is reminding customers of its processes and procedures for visiting their homes and businesses. Georgia Power works with local law enforcement to investigate and prosecute any individuals impersonating company employees to commit criminal acts.
Georgia Power does not send employees into the field to collect payment in person and will not ask a customer to pay anywhere other than a business office or authorized payment location. If an employee needs to visit a customer's home or business for a service-related issue, they will be in uniform and present a badge with a photo, their name and the Georgia Power name and logo. They will also be in a vehicle marked with the Georgia Power logo.
If customers suspect a visitor to their home or place of business is impersonating a Georgia Power employee, the company recommends that the customer:
For more information, please visit www.georgiapower.com/scam.
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