More Electric and Power Corporation will be filing charges against an illegal power reseller in San Pedro, Molo. The distribution utility’s apprehension team discovered that the reseller is supplying electricity to a videoke bar, an ukay-ukay store, an emission testing center, and a car wash/workshop. The team has been given an anonymous tip regarding the perpetrator’s illegal activities.
In a confrontation with More’s apprehension team, the reseller admitted that he had been connecting secondary lines and charging his clients Php 15 per kilowatt -hour.
The apprehension team removed all illegal connections and will be used as evidence in filing the case. It may be recalled that the act is against the Anti Electricity Pilferage and Theft Law.
Here is a video of the incident: