Increase in Energy Scams

Published Date
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

There are a growing number of scams aimed at energy consumers.

Some of these involve Facebook pages or emails from entities claiming to be Ontario Energy Board (OEB), or affiliated with or endorsed by the OEB. Some even falsely include the OEB’s name and logo. Others claim to offer rebates or to help consumers apply for bill support programs. This is often accompanied by a false claim that a home energy assessment is needed, or a request for the consumers’ personal energy account information. 

The Ontario Energy Board has provided a list of tips on how you can protect yourself. Click here for information: Energy scams | Ontario Energy Board (

Energy Scams on the rise