Posing as representatives for Rochester Gas and Electric, scammers are seeking false payment from national and local consumers in a developing scam.

The company reports that customers have been contacted and asked to pay current or "past due" charges.

Rochester Gas and Electric will not call customers for payment if the account is in good standing.

This interaction has been notably done over the phone, email, and in person as the scammers have gone door-to-door.

For more information about how avoid any of these notable scams you can go to the Rochester Gas and Electric website, www.rge.com.