Over a period of ten months, the electricity supplier announces that it has brought these cheating consumers back into their wallets.
In the first ten months of 2021, Energy of Cameron (ENEO) brought back to its portfolio, no less than 84,000 former fraudsters out of a total of 160,000 new customers active on its network. Through this capture of fraudsters, the electricity company is trying to absorb a widespread phenomenon in Cameroon, we learn from Invest in Cameroon.
According to the concessionaire's data, 30% of the energy distributed in the country is absorbed by unconventional networks and irregular practices. In the Eastern region, for example, 60% of electricity consumers are illegal. A loss estimated at 60 billion FCFA per year throughout the country. To limit these misdeeds, the company's teams regularly crisscross the national territory to hunt down possible electricity fraudsters. This company, whose capital is majority owned by the British Actis claims a little more than 1.6 million consumers.