SCANA Gouged 500K Customers In Plan Switch, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Three Georgia consumers filed a proposed class action against SCANA Energy Marketing Inc. in federal court Friday, accusing the natural gas company of overcharging more than half a million of its most loyal customers in a plan switch initiated in 2007.

Consumers Patrick and Wanda Lucas and William J. Morton accused the state's second biggest gas company of violating state laws by overcharging its longtime “Legacy” customers in a billing scheme that surreptitiously moved them to a new, variable-rate plan with higher prices, while continuing to...
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