STAY-AT-HOME dad Dox Doherty says he’s suffered sleepless nights after British Gas mistakenly broke into his house in a huge billing blunder. The 38-year-old from Durham isn’t a British Gas customer but the energy giant still forced entry into his property. Dox claims a representative from British Gas, flanked by two debt collectors, picked the lock of his flat last Wednesday. He and his wife spotted the workers walking away from their property, and went over to ask them what was going on. The couple were told that British Gas was trying to install a prepayment meter because it believed the customer at the address owed the energy firm money. If you are in debt to your energy company and can't – or won't – pay your bill, a supplier is allowed to install a prepayment meter in your house. Read more in Money FIX IT Martin Lewis issues urgent warning on energy bills – what you need to do NOW BILL BLOW I’ve been charged £3k on energy bills and threatened with court – it’s INSANE That is in order to prevent you from running up a bigger debt. But their flat had been incorrectly logged as the address… Read full this story
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