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HARRISBURG Ė Consumer Advocate Sonny Popowsky announced today that about 800 former customers of in Pennsylvania will be receiving a total of approximately $50,000 in refunds. The refund checks are being sent to customers who reside in the PECO, PPL, GPU, and UGI Electric service territories. Refunds amounting to $70,000 had previously been distributed to about 1,000 former customers in the Allegheny Power and Duquesne Light territories.

The checks are being sent by CMA Business Credit Services of Burbank, California, which has been handling Utility.comís assets since it went out of business in early March 2001. In February 2001, the Office of Consumer Advocate filed a complaint for refunds against with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on behalf of Pennsylvania customers who were owed money due to overpayments to prior to the termination of their service. was an electric generation supplier located in Emeryville California that did business primarily over the Internet. Since stopped serving customers, the Office of Consumer Advocate has been attempting to ensure that Pennsylvania consumers receive any amounts due to them as a result of that termination.

If former customers have questions, they can call the OCA toll-free at (800) 684-6560, e-mail or visit for frequently asked questions about The OCA is authorized by state law to represent the interest of Pennsylvania consumers in matters involving their utility service.


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