BE ALERT: A phone scam has been making the rounds in south east Queensland.
BE ALERT: A phone scam has been making the rounds in south east Queensland.

Energex warns of scammers targeting homes in SEQ

Energex has this afternoon released a statement warning home owners in south east Queensland about a phone scam.

“We’ve had a scam issue this week with people phoning homeowners in South East Queensland claiming to work for Energex saying we owe them a rebate,” a spokesman said.

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“They then ask for the person’s credit card details offering to “directly credit” their account.

“This is a scam and Energex will never cold call asking for credit card details.

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“If people do receive one of these calls they should notify Scamwatch at www.scamwatch.gov.au.”