SCAM ALERT! THE SCAM: SOMEONE ASKS FOR MONEY IN ADVANCE, THEN DOESN T DO THE WORK.

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1 SCAM ALERT! LADWP URGES CUSTOMERS TO BEWARE OF FRAUD INVOLVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS. THE SCAM: SOMEONE ASKS FOR MONEY IN ADVANCE, THEN DOESN T DO THE WORK. PROTECT YOURSELF: BE CAUTIOUS ABOUT PAYING IN ADVANCE LADWP does not charge for energy efficiency rebates or direct installation of efficiency upgrades. CHECK THEIR I.D. All LADWP employees and contractors hired to work for Energy Efficiency Programs wear identity badges. VERIFY AN EMPLOYEE OR CONTRACTOR WITH LADWP Call DIAL-DWP ( ) to confirm employment, or the LADWP Commercial Resource Center ( ) to confirm a contractor. VERIFY A LICENSED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR Check the Contractors State License Board, IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF FRAUD, CALL THE LAPD AT ASK-LAPD ( )