ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Gas Company is warning its customers about a scheme where someone is calling customers to demand a payment within 30 minutes and threatening to disconnect the customer’s natural gas service. In many cases, the identification on the customer’s phone may make it appear as through the call is from New Mexico Gas Company.
Any customer who receives this kind of call, asking for payment this quickly, should hang up and call us at 1-888-664-2726 to verify that we are trying to reach you. If you are actually behind on your bill we will inform you and work with you on payments.
“We are seeing more and more of these types of scams, and it’s important to get the word out to keep our customers safe,” NMGC President Ryan Shell said. “We are also working with federal authorities to report the calls so we can better protect our customers.”
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