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Working together to keep you safe from energy theft.
stayenergysafe is operated by Crimestoppers, who is working with the energy regulator OFGEM and energy companies, to track down and stop the meter cheaters who put lives like yours at risk in a misguided attempt to save money.
Energy theft is extremely dangerous and risks serious injuries to innocent people and major damage to property. The dangers and consequences of this criminal activity are too enormous to ignore. See real life stories of energy theft here.
To find out more about the risks of energy theft visit the following pages:
Please help all of us to stayenergysafe by reporting suspicions of energy theft 100% anonymously.
Energy theft news
Real life stories are always around you.
VIDEO Don’t let energy theft go unreported
Energy theft is all around you. Watch this report based on true stories and read more here.
PRISON Meter tampering newsagent jailed for risking lives
The owner of a well-known newsagent has been sentenced to 3 months in prison for stealing energy.
VIDEO Danger of energy theft to communities
Fires can be caused by meter tampering. Watch this report based on true stories and read more here.
VIDEO Potential energy theft incident
Meter tampering can cause explosions. Find out more in this report and read real life stories here.
Meter cheating means tampering with the meter so it doesn’t record how much electricity or gas is being used or trying to bypass the meter completely.