Eletrobras Amazonas finds 30 points of illegal connections in Manaus center

In an attempt to curb theft and fraud resulting, a empresa tem intensificado, daily, as fiscalizações.
11/10/2017 14h37 - Updated 12/10/2017 14h21
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Eletrobras Amazonas Distribution held, this Wednesday (11), an action surveillance to combat energy theft of practice, the Avenues Eduardo Ribeiro, Sete de Setembro and adjacent streets, removing near 30 points of illegal connections used to recharge mobile phones and tablets in Manaus center.

The Distributor aware that this criminal activity causes accidents with serious injury risk, short circuits, outages and power surges, causing disorder and damage to the population and Distributor. In an attempt to curb theft and fraud resulting, the Company has intensified, daily, the checks and adjustments of consumers, through the re-registration of shares and replacement of obsolete meters.

The operation was supported by the Specialized Police in Combating the Theft of Energy, Water, Gas and Telecommunications Services (DECFS).

Eletrobras points out that the fight against energy loss is only possible with the involvement of the whole society. The theft of power meters and fraud are typified as a crime, as the Brazilian penal code, articles 155 e 171.


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