Phoenix crackdown over gas theft scam

Milne, Roger
September 2007
Utility Week;9/14/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on an announcement made by Northern Ireland gas supplier Phoenix Gas that it will prosecute customers who tamper with their electronic gas meters in a bid to cheat on their energy bills. The gas supplier clarified that it will not prosecute those who will voluntarily admit a practice that the company fears is putting lives at risk. The gas supplier believes that the practice is mainly confined to small pockets of household in Belfast.


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