SoCalGas Warns Customers About Utility Imposters
SoCalGas Shares Tips on how to Properly Identify Utility Employees
LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is alerting customers to be aware of persons who reportedly have recently posed as SoCalGas employees. According to a news report, the imposters distract an unsuspecting customer by performing "gas leak inspections" while an accomplice burglarizes the customer's home.
SoCalGas wants to assure all customers that all SoCalGas employees carry proper identification when called out to any job. Customers should verify the employee's proper uniform and identification before letting anyone in the home or on their property.
Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and employees will always be happy to wait while the customer confirms their identity.
Here are some tips to help customers identify SoCalGas employees:
About Southern California Gas Co.
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for 145 years. It is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing service to 20.9 million consumers connected through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).
SOURCE Southern California Gas Co.
For further information: Raul Gordillo of Southern California Gas Co., 1-877-643-2331, socalgas.com/news-room