Holidays Can Bring Increase in Scams And Utility Employee Imposters

The City of Corpus Christi wants to remind residents about possible scams in the area regarding utility workers. The holiday season can usher in a higher number of scams including utility company imposters. Residents and businesses should always ask for identifying information from utility workers. City employees can provide the following:

  • City Issued Identification: includes employee photograph, City logo, and bar code
  • City Vehicle: includes City Logo and department information
  • Uniform: includes City logo and employee name

Utility employees work a variety of hours both during the day and night. If you are unsure of work being done in your area you can contact the City of Corpus Christi Customer Call Center at (361) 826-2489 (CITY).  

If you cannot positively identify the City utility employee, the City is urging residents to call the Police Department non-emergency number at (361) 886-2600, if you believe it is an emergency please call 911.