Sunday, March 9, 2014

More winter woes: Utility-bill scams

That email from your power company—the one that looks like a billing statement—could be bogus. And if you click on the link, you could be in for a nasty surprise. "Electric utilities across the country—from Florida to Washington—have reported customers being targeted by these malicious emails," said Jon Corley, with the Edison Electric Institute, a trade group that represents investor-owned U.S. electric companies.