When people decide to steal electricity by tampering with meters, the results can pose major hazards.
Local officials with B.G.M.U. and W.R.E.C.C. say people who are inexperienced in electrical work can face the consequences of their action.
The act is also a crime, and both agencies say they prosecute those who they catch trying to steal some power without paying. If you suspect anyone of trying to steal power, contact your local utility provider.
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