February 5, 2009

Gas Meter Home Robbery in Turkey
Fethiye, Turkey

Here in turkey some of the natural gas meters not only display consumption, but credit. Gas in this country is sometimes purchased on a prepaid-credit system.

I was watching a new story today where there are thieves going around looking at these gas meters to see how much credit is left, and breaking into/burglarizing the homes that have a large amount remaining on account—the rational being that natural gas is expensive in this country, and that anyone who can afford a large credit must be rich.

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