Utility Scam Reported In Las Cruces

Jul 14, 2014

  Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is reporting a marketing scam that targets its customers.

According to one customer, a telemarketer phoned and stated he could reduce the customer’s water bill for $1,000 under a LCU-sponsored program.

LCU emphasizes it does not have such a program and encourages customers who believe they may be potential victims of the scam to call the Las Cruces Police Department non-emergency number at 526-0795.

LCU operates gas, water, wastewater and solid waste services for the City of Las Cruces.

Information from City of Las Cruces