Fraud Alert

Businesses and Restaurants being Targeted in Milton

Halton Police have reported that Milton businesses and restaurants are being targeted by a Hydro cut-off scam. The caller advises that hydro will be cut off immediately unless payment is not received by credit card over the phone.

Burlington Hydro wants customers to remain vigilant should the scam migrate into the Burlington area.

If customers receive a suspicious call from anyone claiming to be from Burlington Hydro – asking for personal banking information or credit card numbers – please do not give out this information and call Burlington Hydro Customer Service at (905) 332-1851 to report the incident. Callers should also report the incident immediately to the OPP’s Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

Please be aware that legitimate Burlington Hydro representatives NEVER ask customers for banking information or credit card numbers over the phone.