A short video on utility scams and your small business. Learn the signs of a scams against small business and avoid them.
Your restaurant gets a call right at lunch rush. They say it's the electricity company, and your service will come up immediately unless you pay right now. They may ask you to pay by prepaid card. Panic time, right?
Wrong, it's a scam. Hang up and report the call to your utility company and to the Federal Trade Commission, then talk to your staff so they won't panic the next time they get a call like that. Learn how to spot scams against your small business and talk to your colleagues about it to. Learn more at ftc.gov/smallbusiness.