Electricity Bill: In the past, many such cases came to notice in which thugs told through text messages that due to not updating ‘your last electricity bill’, your light will be disconnected at 9 pm.
Electricity Bill Scam: These days a message is going viral on social media. It is being said in this message that the lights of your house will be cut off at 9 o’clock tonight. Actually, it is written in this message that the lights of the house of those who do not pay the electricity bill will be cut off at 9 pm tonight. Such a claim has been made in this message. If you have also received such a message in which it is being claimed to cut off the electricity of the house for not depositing the electricity bill, then you need to be careful.
Actually, the message written on the letter of Ministry of Power is going viral on social media. In this viral message, it has been said to update the electricity bill immediately. Apart from this, it has been said that if the bill is not updated, it has been said that electricity will be cut at 9 pm.
Bill update message
🚩 🚦 🚦 🚦 🚦 Customers need to update their bills to avoid disconnection which can be done by calling the helpline number provided
Fact: it’s a scam
@MinOfPower This notice has not been issued
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Electricity bill scam: Seeing this viral message, most of the people are giving their reaction. It is also written in this message that you should contact our electricity office Devesh Joshi so that the electricity of your house does not get cut. It is also written in this that you can contact on the number given below to update the bill.
Ministry of Energy has not issued any such notice
Let us tell you that when some people called the number mentioned in the message or social media post, lakhs of rupees disappeared from their account. The reality of the message going viral was ascertained through PIB fact check. PIB Fact Check found that no such letter or message has been issued by the Ministry of Power.