Electricity As A Subject Of Theft: The Concept, Content And Basic Ways

  • M.Ya. Hutsuliak
  • S.I. Kovalov
Keywords: United Energy System, electricity, electric meter, current, voltage, unauthorized connections, kidnapping, theft, abuse, accounting, customer, supplier, manufacturer.


The scientific article is devoted to the basic characteristics of the most common methods of theft of electricity through its unauthorized use.

The attention is paid to the issues of delimitation the methods of concealing or accountingthe electricity depending on the types of meters.

The effective mechanism for identifying and combating theft of electricity by consumers is determined.