Officials said the scam asks customers to text their private account numbers to help get their power back on.
Don’t do it! ERCOT said they do not need your information to get your power back on.
“We are working as fast as we possibly can,” ERCOT said in a tweet about the scam.
Fake CenterPoint employees trying to gain access to people's homes, HPD says
The chief said the impersonators victimize the residents once they gain access.
The outages in Houston due to the severe weather do not require CenterPoint workers to enter residences.
Please call 911 if you observe suspicious behavior.