Is Utility Management Association a Scam?

Can a company like Utility Management Association be a scam? I wonder, because in fact they got financing from companies like GE and Wells Fargo.

By Daniel from Lenoir, NC

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March 11, 20100 found this helpful

I'd call the BBB (better business bureau)and ask if any complaints have been filed against them.

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March 11, 20100 found this helpful

First off I have never heard of them. If you go to google.com and put in "Utility Management Association" the first thing that comes up is a complaint...even before the link for their official site. On their official site on the left is a link for them being in good standing with "Online Business Bureau"...never heard of them...google that and it comes up with complaints/scam. Looked up UMA on the BBB site and they aren't accredited through them at all.

http://ms.app.bbb.org/commonreport.html?compid=3000954

On any business if you google the name of company then add: scam or complaints or review etc it should give you a good idea of how they stand. When typing UMA's name into google search box before I even finished typing the auto complete had already suggested scam, BBB so apparently others are having the same questions about them.

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March 15, 20100 found this helpful

Call your state's Public Service Commission. We had a scam in our state a few years ago with one of the natural gas providers. The other company who enrolled people for lower rates were scammers, and they worked out a deal with our local provider.

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