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Specialists of IDGC of Centre and Volga region lead the fight against the spread of "charged" energy meters

06.12.2017 13:52
The experts of the security unit of IDGC of Center and Volga region are working systematically to curb the activities of selling the residents of the regions where energy companies "charged counters" and other goods that can be used to distort the instrument readings of the account of the consumed electric energy.

The results of monitoring the Internet and thanks to reports fr om citizens reports spread violate the laws of information about the ways of theft of electricity for 11 months of 2017, the employees identified more than 60 network resources, urging to acquire instruments and devices for the lowering of the electricity metering units. To the Supervisory authority: FAS, prosecutors, Roskomnadzor, was 37 cases of recorded misconduct. Of the cases pending with the courts.

Following the consideration of such cases often, decisions are made about access restriction (blocking) of sites and pages in social networks, wh ere ads information about how the theft of electricity and reduce readings. Such precedents already established in the Kirov oblast, the Mari El Republic and the Udmurt Republic. In addition, in respect of the domain names of Internet resources can be initiated proceedings on violation of legislation on advertising.

Energy warn that the penalty for using a "counter charged" and interference in the work of the accounting devices with the aim of lowering their testimony are themselves consumers. In case of detection of theft of electricity, the offender not only compensates for the damages of an electric grid company, but also subject to criminal or administrative liability with a fine. From 1 January 2016. in Russia toughened the administrative liability for the unauthorized connection to and use of electrical energy, as well as violation of rules of use of electricity, rules for the construction and operation of energy-consuming installations. In particular, increased fines for unauthorized connection and use of electrical energy.

Recall from criminal acts energoforum suffers not only power grid company, but also good citizens who pays the bills for electricity. As a result of theft of energy occur the voltage drops in the network, out of order appliances neighbors, increasing the likelihood of power outages and fires.

PJSC "IDGC of Centre and Volga region" intends to consistently seek damages caused by unscrupulous consumers and calls upon all who become aware of cases of theft of electricity, illegal connection to electricity grids, manufacturing, distribution and use of "charged" counter to inform the Contact center of PJSC "IDGC of Centre and Volga region" on the number 8-800-100-33-00, by phone +7 (920) 05-05-777 in Telegram, WhatsApp and Viber or through the anonymous feedback form on the company's official website.