Austin Energy warns about scam letter targeting commercial customers

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Energy sent out a warning Tuesday about a scam focused mostly toward commercial customers.

Austin Energy says 33 customers reported receiving a letter about an overdue balance amounting nearly $1,000.

The letter includes a “City of Austin” seal at the top and threatens customers to pay the balance or risk getting their service cut off.

Here’s an example scam letter Austin Energy tweeted Tuesday afternoon:

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