Is "NICOR GAS BILL" fraud?

Written by Julian Sanchez

June 18th, 2024


Nicor Gas has been in operation since 1954. The company serves as a natural gas utility provider, primarily operating in the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. Nicor Gas supplies natural gas for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes. The company ensures the delivery of natural gas through its extensive pipeline infrastructure. Additionally, Nicor Gas offers various energy efficiency programs and resources for its customers, aimed at reducing energy consumption and costs. The company functions under the umbrella of Southern Company Gas, which is a subsidiary of Southern Company.
  • NICOR: The name of the utility company or service provider (Nicor Gas).
  • GAS: Indicates the type of service or bill (Gas service).
  • BILL: Specifies that this is a bill payment transaction.
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    Verify With Receipt

    The best way to tell if this charge is fraudulent is to find the receipt. You may have an electronic copy of the receipt, which you can finding by searching in your email accounts for Nicor Gas.
    Or, if you want to automatically find and reconcile receipts so you never worry about fraud, you can use SimplyWise to automatically match all bank and credit card transactions to email and paper receipts. The app instantly reconciles your expenses and flags anything that doesn’t match.
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    Connect your email

    Download the SimplyWise app and connect your email account. SimplyWise will search through your emails and find all the receipts in your inbox. This allows you to understand what exactly you are paying for when you see a bank transaction on your statement.
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    Connect Your Bank

    Connect to your bank account/credit card transactions through the secure (256 bit encryption) Reconciliation feature within the app.
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    Reconcile the charges reported by your financial institution against what you’ve recorded in your SimplyWise account. Find fraud quickly! SimplyWise will match your transactions to your bank/credit card spending and check those items off.
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