All incidences reported on this site have either previously been reported in the UK media, or have been supplied to Crimestoppers from one of the UK’s energy providers. The link between energy theft and personal injury or damage to property can sometimes be hard to prove due to the severe damage that electrical fires and gas explosions can cause.
Links to the original information sources are all listed below.
The Tottenham Independent:
Stats and figures:
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.