[SPAM] Electricity Power Will Be Disconnected Tonight At 10.30 PM

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[SPAM] Electricity Power Will Be Disconnected Tonight At 10.30 PM

A fake notification is shared on social media attributing it to Electricity Boards (BESCOM, KSEB)

Post Information:

The below post has been circulating on social media

Notification.
Dear Consumer Your Electricity power will be disconnected.Tonight at 10.30 pm from KSEB electricity office because your previous month bill was not update.Please immediately contact with our electricity officer 9883273323 Thank you

Verification: The fake notification is being sent to the consumers in the name of BESCOM and KSEB

A text message is being circulated attributing it to BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited) and KSEB (Kerala State Electricity Board)  The text says “Notification, Dear Consumer Your Electricity power will be disconnected. Tonight at 10.30 pm from BESCOM electricity office because your previous month’s bill was not updated. Please immediately contact our electricity officer at 6291475545 Thank you.” The phone number (6291475545) shared in the fake notification is shown as “Electricity Fraud”.

Check the screenshot shared below while we called the provided number.

 

Check the Tweet by NAMMA BESCOM refuting the notification sent in the name of the BESCOM. P Rajendra Cholan IAS, Managing Director, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (@NammaBESCOM) also shared the Tweet

The same text was being spread attributing it to KSEB (Kerala State Electricity Board) with another fake mobile number. The text reads, “Notification. Dear Consumer Your Electricity power will be disconnected. Tonight at 10.30 pm from KSEB electricity office because your previous month bill was not updated. Please immediately contact our electricity officer at 9883273323 Thank you.”

KSEB on Twitter also refuted the claims and KSEB Chairman & Managing Director Dr. S.S. B Ashok lodged a complaint with the IAS City Police Commissioner. Check the Tweet shared below:

It is always advised to check the official website of the respective department if any information is received. For BESCOM find @OnlineServicesBESCOM or download BescomMithra for KSEB @KSEB Web Self Service. Always check the number provided. The official contact numbers are always listed on the official website of the respective organization.

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Post Date: 10 June 2022

Post ID: #80334

 

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2 months ago

very clear and good article easy to understand. Thank you

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