HOUSTON — Some electricity companies are charging big fees that customers probably don’t even know they’re paying.
Each time a family is disconnected, whether it’s because they got behind on a payment or because they moved to a new place, it costs to re-connect.
Bonifacio Martinez said he’s seen it happen to his friends over and over.
“And you call back and they’re still hitting you with another fee. What choice do you have but to pay the fee,” Martinez said.
Read the full article, Electricity companies have big fees hidden in small print.
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