How on Earth are 25,000 People in the UK Stealing Electricity?

stealing electricityAccording to power industry regulator Ofgem, some 25,000 people every year are caught trying to steal electricity, with around one third of those using their stolen electricity to help power illegal cannabis farms. The stats released by Ofgem [PDF] suggest that around £200m is being lost by the electricity companies thanks to unscrupulous people nicking […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/07/how-the-hell-are-25000-people-stealing-electricity/

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