Scammers Now Falsely Using Retail Supplier's Name In Scam Calls
Direct Energy Business issued a warning to Ohio businesses that a call from a known scam phone number is falsely using the Direct Energy name in the calls
Direct Energy said in a statement that, "Direct Energy has received reports that Ohio business owners are receiving solicitation calls from an entity using the Direct Energy name. Direct Energy is only contacting current business customers via telephone regarding renewal notifications. We understand the phone number being used is 614-555-0169, which is a publicly reported scam number."