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Atmos warns customers of email scam

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Atmos Energy Corp. warns customers to beware of a widespread email scam in which the messages include a fake bill from Atmos Energy.

The emails have been sent to Atmos Energy customers, as well as people who are not customers, throughout the United States.

“The fraudulent billing message references a fake account number and contains links to spam,” said Jennifer Ryan, Atmos Energy media relations director. “The email provides links to view your bill, but if the recipient clicks on the link, it takes them to a compromised website that harbors malware. We are asking anyone who receives this email to delete it immediately, and do not click on any links.”

Ryan also said if you are an Atmos Energy customer who receives this email and the account number displayed in the email does not match your Atmos Energy account number or the email appears suspicious, do not click on any hyperlinks. Instead, visit www.atmosenergy.com and log into your account to review your statements.

If you have any questions regarding this scam, call Atmos Energy toll-free at 1-888-286-6700.

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