Community warned against fake GPA workers


Guam – The Guam Power Authority warns the community from dealing with individuals who are posing as GPA employees.

The power authority has already received several reports from the community.

GPA Spokesman Art Perez said that the individuals are claiming to be “counting” power meters and presenting themselves to residents as GPA employees.

GPA advises the community that all the agency’s employees performing field work do so driving GPA official vehicles and wearing official identification badges.

Also, GPA employees do not collect money or payments while out in the field nor do they request for “random access” to homes, properties or facilities.

If you are approached by someone claiming to be a GPA employee request to see their official identification, if none can be provided report the suspicious behavior to authorities.

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Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.