Energy theft is all around you
Nobody thinks too much about the harm from energy theft until they experience the potentially devastating effects first-hand.
From families trying to save a little money to landlords renting potential death traps and greedy business-owners; we hear stories of energy theft across the country every day. They are stealing from us all. If you suspect energy theft anywhere report it anonymously.
New fire threat warns top safety chief
Stealing gas and electricity by meter tampering is putting us all at risk - even if we know nothing about it
High rise fire horror!
Meter tampering causes massive fire – 14-floor tower block almost engulfed by flames
Chief Fire Officer talks about energy theft
Paul Fuller talks about his experience of energy theft in the UK.
Restaurateur jailed after a series of gas safety failings, which Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service say presented "a serious fire and explosion risk".
A landlord offers free electricity to his tenants – meter is found on the verge of catching fire
Energy theft costs us all
Our new infographic shows the personal – and financial - cost to people, property and communities right across the UK.
A terraced house in Sheffield was destroyed in a gas explosion and investigators subsequently found that of 20 houses in the same street, five were stealing gas and two were stealing electricity.
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.