Watch out for scams! On January 13, 2021, the Vermont Attorney General said scammers were contacting Vermonters to say they had to pay or their power would be shut off. Hang up! Don't give them information! You can call your power company after looking up their official phone number if you'd like. Learn more about this scam.
Beware of COVID-19 scams! Learn more.
Your best protection is to simply hanging up when you recognize a scam call.
You will find helpful information on the Vermont’s Consumer Assistance Program website. It has information on:
- common scams
- what to do to stop a scam
- reporting a scam
- how to sign up to receive scam alerts by text, voice message or e-mail
See our menu of links for information about some recent scams:
- Social Security Scams
- Coronavirus Scams
- IRS Tax Scams
- IRS Tips About Scams
- Scam Offers Seniors Food Savings Certificates, Medical Alert Bracelet
- Warning about Medical Scams
For more links to information that can help you protect yourself, visit our Consumer Rights page.