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Boston supermarket electricity heist
Criminals stole over £30,000 worth of energy in a supermarket after bypassing an electricity meter labelled as a 'danger to life'.
Shop horror! Screwdriver in meter endangers lives
A shop in Huddersfield has had its licence revoked after police made some alarming discoveries.
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.