TEP Reminds Customers to Watch for Ongoing Phone, In-Person Scams

Mar 6, 2021
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Welcome to the Barrett Propane Prescott news page, where we provide important updates and information to keep our customers well-informed. In this article, we want to highlight the ongoing phone and in-person scams that have affected customers recently. We at Barrett Propane Prescott prioritize the safety and security of our customers and want to ensure that you are aware of these fraudulent activities. Read on to learn more about the scams and how you can protect yourself.

Phone Scams

Phone scams have become increasingly prevalent in recent times. Scammers may call posing as representatives from reputable companies, including utility providers like Barrett Propane Prescott. These malicious individuals manipulate unsuspecting victims into giving away personal and financial information with the intention of committing fraudulent activities.

It is important to remember that Barrett Propane Prescott will never call you to request sensitive information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, or other personal details. We value your privacy and security.

If you receive a suspicious call claiming to be from Barrett Propane Prescott, hang up immediately and report the incident to our customer support team. Additionally, consider installing call-blocking applications on your phone to minimize unwanted calls from scammers.

In-Person Scams

In-person scams involve individuals attempting to deceive customers face-to-face. These scammers might pose as Barrett Propane Prescott employees or third-party contractors to gain access to your property or sensitive information.

Remember, our technicians and employees will always carry proper identification and will be more than happy to present it upon request. If any individual claiming to be from Barrett Propane Prescott fails to provide identification, do not hesitate to contact our customer service team immediately to verify their legitimacy.

Always be cautious of any suspicious behavior and trust your instincts. If something doesn't feel right, it's better to be safe than sorry. Report any suspicious in-person encounters to our customer support team and local authorities.

Protecting Yourself Against Scams

Here are some essential tips to help you protect yourself against ongoing phone and in-person scams:

1. Be Vigilant

Stay alert and be cautious while communicating with anyone claiming to be from Barrett Propane Prescott. Fraudsters often use urgency and fear tactics to catch their victims off guard. Remember, Barrett Propane Prescott will never rush you into making immediate decisions.

2. Verify Caller Identity and Request

If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from Barrett Propane Prescott, ask for their name, department, and contact details. Our official representatives will be happy to provide you with the information you need to verify their identity. If in doubt, end the call and contact our customer service team directly through our official phone numbers.

3. Protect Personal Information

Be cautious when sharing personal information over the phone or in-person. Barrett Propane Prescott will only ask you for information necessary for account management, and we will never ask for sensitive data such as your social security number or credit card information unless absolutely necessary.

4. Educate Yourself

Stay informed about the latest scams and fraud techniques prevalent in your area or industry. Regularly check official communications from Barrett Propane Prescott, such as our website and newsletters, to stay updated on potential scam alerts and preventive measures.

5. Report Suspicious Activity

If you encounter any suspicious activity related to phone or in-person scams, report it to our customer support team immediately. Your reports help us take necessary actions against scammers and protect our customers.


Barrett Propane Prescott urges all customers to remain vigilant and educated in order to combat ongoing phone and in-person scams. By following the tips provided and staying informed about potential threats, you can protect yourself and your sensitive information from falling into the hands of fraudsters.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure experience for our customers. If you have any concerns or questions regarding phone or in-person scams, do not hesitate to reach out to our knowledgeable customer support team. Together, we can stay one step ahead of scammers and ensure a secure environment for all.

Matt Dale
Thanks for the heads up! It's important to stay vigilant and protect ourselves from scams. TEP, you're doing a great job reminding us to be cautious. Safety first! 💪🏼
Nov 12, 2023
Kathy Hambidge
Be cautious of scams, customers!
Nov 8, 2023