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As per UT, residents were receiving fraudulent SMS that their electricity will be disconnected by 9.30 pm from electricity office because the previous month bill is not updated, with a phone number to contact the electricity officer. (Shutterstock/ Representational image)

UT cautions against fraudulent power bill SMS

Amid rising cases of residents falling prey to fraudsters contacting them regarding unpaid power bills, the UT administration on Sunday issued an advisory to caution the public against the fraudulent phone calls and SMS. As per UT, residents were receiving fraudulent text messages that their electricity power will be disconnected by 9.30 pm from electricity office because the previous month bill is not updated, with a phone number to contact the electricity officer.

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