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"Name and Shame" punishment for Marshall's electricity thieves | Pacific Beat

"Name and Shame" punishment for Marshall's electricity thieves

"Name and Shame" punishment for Marshall's electricity thieves

Updated 25 February 2013, 10:56 AEDT

The power utility in Marshall Islands is to name and shame people it catches stealing electricity.

The company has established an inspection team as part of a crackdown on people who tamper with meters.

Those caught out will face a hefty fine, a stiff reconnection fee and have their names published in a newspaper.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Giff Johnson, editor, Marshall Islands Journal

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