Misleading! Dishonest! Scam!!! Beware
Pretended that they were giving 46% discount on electricity. ... To current victorian residents & energy provider. Due to paying bills on time!!!
Received msg x2 days later...Stating.... I had entered into a new contract... With "People's energy!"
Both rang & confronted them. They admitted to "Not being honest..."
As...The people, would not switch to them!!!"....If truthful!!!
(this conversation is supposedly "Recorded " in "People's energy" database! )
I have no doubt that they will destroy the evidence... Once having read this review!!
They are not the cheapest energy provider!!!
They can not match "Service providers".
Lastly, they wasted hours of my time that I can never get back!! ...Finally.... Trust this motto.... "If something sounds too good, to be true. ....You're right!!! Shame on you "People's energy"!!!!
Worried after their call
It was a cold call. Usually my mobile detects suspected spam but in this case it didn't show up and i took the call.
This I regretted. The supervisor was pushy and demanded. I hung up after saying multiple times that I am not ok and don't understand what they're offering. He followed up with more calls and texts so I reported the number as spam.
Stay away from this mob!!!
Did not disclose that they were a different energy provider but made out they were my current provider by saying their company name - and were offering me an extra discount. Eg we are ringing you because you are with Origin Energy .... Harrass you with constant phone calls.
Terrible! Be aware!!
Rang me today on this number 03 88401777. Indian accent on a very noise background.
The person said he was calling in relation to the energy bill, told me that I was entitled to 46% discount from next month onwards if I pay my electricity bill on time, this is for every resident in Victoria lalala.. made himself sound like he was from the government. Apparently he knows my name and home address so I sort of believed him in the first place. He gave me his name and a reference number, asked me to write it down saying he will activate the offer f...
Must be a scam
Called many times and I thought I'd answer in case it was something important. Claimed that I am getting a discount for always paying my bills on time. They are not even my current energy provider. Then they proceed to ask for my address and even asked for me to confirm that I am an Australian resident and provide my Medicare number. That's when I got really suspicious and told him that I would speak to my energy provider and sort this out later. He yelled at me and then said that he can call me back when I am free. I told him either he gives me the discount or not, I don't care but he is not getting any details from me. He then hung up.
Harrassing me every 3rd day
I keep getting phone calls from this company; I now answer the call and pretend to be interested to waste their time. (Sorry call center staff)
I’ve asked to be removed from the calling list around a dozen times but they still call. (I live in Tasmania so they cant even service me).
They still havent removed me.
RUDE, SCAM, MISLEADING.!!!
Had a call from people energy,
1)have to ask multiple time about what company is it before they tell me,
2)they say they have 40% off, but from what price? they didn't mention.
3) Told them my mom is available at 5:30 pm, they call it at 6:30 pm, while I explain to them that she is not available at 6:30 pm, they assume we are not interested, and say "you will not have the 40% off, bye".
If the product is true we would have checked the website.
I would say, RUDE, SCAM, MISLEADING.
Bad practice - talking advantage of vulnerable people
Called my daughter who has a brain injury - confused her, and berated her for not understanding. She hung up but they called her back - she is not sure what she agreed to as she could not understand because of the accent and the speed of delivery. They recorded her and kept telling her to use only yes or no answers. Asked for her medicare no or driver's licence number too. I am feeling very nervous about what might happen next. Not sure what I should do.
The abysmal reviews I am seeing here just reinforce how dodgy the business practices are of this company. Maybe I will contact the Energy Ombudsman.
This company employs appalling service centre people. They stalk you on a daily basis at times 3 times a day.
I block the number every time they call. They call my number but ask for my teenage son. Today I got fed up with their constant calling (stalking) & told them to take my number off their calling list as I’m not interested & never would be (They don’t recognise the do not call register either).
The person from the Indian call centre literally said “La la la la” over the top of me talking! I would’ve laughed except they were serious & ...
They have been calling me non-stop! They told me I was eligible for a discount on my bill like all other Victorians, I just needed to confirm my details. They did not tell me they were from a totally different electricity company than I am with. They tried to manipulate me into switching over to them just by me confirming my ID. I did not do that and hung up on them.
Absolute joke! If they had have been honest from the start and told me where they were from I may have listened.
How can they continue to do this?
Liars and scammers
My electricity was switched over to a vulnerable person under my care who has an intellectual disability 19 and mind of a 9 year old. They took advantage of her got her name and switched over my energy bill under her name without my consent!! How do you give consent to someone whose never worked and has a disability? Someone who can't even read or write? And you give them authority to pay a bill?
Damn can't even speak English themselves and were clear about nothing and kept cutting me out and hung up on me. Offered and promised me a discount took my card details and then said they couldn't get the discount after I gave my bank details! Worst money eaters! and never told me how this girl got consent to have a bill under her name!
I am shocked how Call centre have my details
I received a call on Friday afternoon from CS and says he's from Melbourne office. I repeatedly had to say I am not authorising for any change from my current provider. Not interested in monthly bills. He gave me his staff ID number but doesn't want to hear no for an answer. He constantly reads info about 2 plans and says i would be silly not accepting their 46% discount. I lost my patience and said I am not giving my authorisation or details of the current provider. I am worried after reading these reviews, whether PE are going to sign me up without my authorisation. Do I need to call my current electricity provider on Monday?
People energy are absolute criminals. They suck you in without you realising. And when I did I told them to stick it. Yes they keep ringing you but just hang up no point arguing they are morons. Stick with what you know and are comfortable with. No energy company is great but it's that old familiar saying that stands true, better the devil you know. Back with AGL and couldn't be happier. Who cares about all these stupid discounts. You never get something for nothing they all use clever selling tactics.
No Stars would be more accurate
Had an unsolicited call from these guys today. Couldn't get a word in as the guy rattled off his script and when I did, I couldn't get a straight answer out of him. Not sure if it was his poor English or their terrible background noise. Do I wan't to deal with a company like this...no way. Yeah I get it, People Energy use a third party for this marketing, but once again that says something about them doesn't it.
These guys tried to get my daughter to pay for an account on a property she left six months before. I put an offer to settle the matter to their " resolution officer " who says he could " fix it " it then got bounced off to another person who supposedly " had the authority " and then to another person who " had the authority " to be told he couldn't tell me who had he authority - what a sham of an " organisation "
Questions & Answers
What is holding up the billing. I don’t think I want to wait any longer.
They have just scamed us said wouldnt change provideres how dovwe get out of it ,help .
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