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:
- Call the UKRPA on 028 9575 7206 (Local Rates)
- Fill in the form on the UKRPA website – https://ukrpa.co.uk/report-energy-fraud/
- Call NIE Networks on 03457 643 643