Xcel Energy Warns of Billing Scam| 2/7/2013
Xcel says that the fake bill collectors often use a fake name, employee number and even can call with a spoofed Xcel phone number.
Other scams include fake bill collectors that try to get the victimís information over the phone to pay an overdue bill. There are also impersonators that show up at the victimís home and claim to require payment for a repair to their meter.
Customers should report incidents to Xcel Energy at 1-800-895-4999.