Important information about energy theft

General | 24 February 2021

Important information about energy theft

Energy Theft is Dangerous 

It places households, businesses and communities at risk. It can cause damage to property, injury, and even endanger lives.

Energy Theft is Illegal 

Energy Theft is a crime. It can lead to prosecution like any other form of theft, leading to a criminal record for the householder.

Energy Theft is Paid for by you 

Energy Theft is not a victimless crime. It increases overall energy costs, which can increase the prices for all paying consumers.

Energy Theft – Make Sure You Report It

Energy theft is tampering with a meter or its connections. This means the meter doesn’t accurately record how much electricity is being used.

To report suspected Theft of Electricity you can:

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