Entergy Arkansas is aware that scammers are targeting our customers using a spoofed phone number to appear as if they are calling from Lake Catherine power generation plant. They may sound very convincing when they tell customers that their electric bill payment is past due, and service will be disconnected if payment isn’t made.
The way these typically work, scammers direct the customer to transfer funds electronically, sometimes through money wiring systems or pre-paid cards. In some instances, callers have demanded immediate payment over the phone. The callers often use sophisticated spoofing technology to replicate the local utility’s name and number on the customer’s caller ID box, making it particularly difficult for the customer to spot this scam.
THIS IS NOT ENTERGY. NO UTILITY DOES BUSINESS THIS WAY.
If a customer gets a call like this, they should hang up immediately. If they have questions about their account, please call 1.800.ENTERGY.
How can a customer safely pay a bill?
Customers should only use authorized methods and legitimate banking information to pay your Entergy bill.
Pay online – myAccount. For no additional charge, conveniently pay your bill online by electronic check. Log in securely to myAccountto view and pay your bills.
Pay by phone – Pay your bill by credit card, debit card or electronic check by calling 1-800-584-1241. BillMatrix, our pay-by-phone provider, will charge a $2.95 service fee. BillMatrix is the only authorized credit card vendor authorized to process these types of payments.
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