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Bord Gáis actively going after indebted 'gas-hoppers'

Bord Gáis Éireann (BGE) is using a panel of debt collection agencies to pursue "gas-hoppers" who have left accounts in arrears, and switched to other providers.

24th March, 2012
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John Mullins, chief executive, Bord Gáis Éireann. Photo: Cillian Kelly

Bord Gáis Éireann (BGE) is using a panel of debt collection agencies to pursue "gas-hoppers" who have left accounts in arrears, and switched to other providers.

Four companies were appointed to a panel before Christmas, and some are in the early stages of pursuing former BGE customers who had average debts of €200. The agencies step in once the debt is 120 days old or more, and a company source said several...

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