Q: How do I report power pilferers? (Kuryente Watch)
Do you know of anyone who has an illegal Meralco connection? Kuryente Watch is the anti-power pilfer-age movement of Meralco in cooperation with concerned citizens and local barangays. Part of Kuryente Watch efforts include a public service educational campaign to make customers aware of the dangers of power pilferage to lives and property.
Q: What are the penalties involved in pilferage of electricity?
Republic Act 7832 prohibits line pilferage. The penalties for this crime are imprisonment from 6 years and 1 day up to 20 years, and/or payment of P10,000 up to P20,000. On top of this, you will have to pay for the corresponding amount of the electricity and surcharge stolen.
Q: What should I do if I suspect someone stealing electricity?
Just call our hotline at 1622-8989 or 632-8989 to report power pilferers. Your calls are strictly confidential.
Or fill in and submit the Kuryente Watch form