ESB Networks is aware that individuals are fraudulently calling to homes in areas of County Limerick and County Tipperary purporting to be staff from the company. ESB Networks is aware of some incidents where individuals are asking to assess trees on properties and subsequently stealing items. Other incidents involve cutting trees and then requesting cash payment for the work.
All ESB Networks staff and contractors representing ESB Networks are required to carry and display their ESB Networks identification. ESB Networks never requests cash payments upfront for such work.
ESB Networks asks residents in these areas to be vigilant when answering the door to people proposing to be from the company and to be wary of admitting anyone into their property if in any way uneasy.
Should anyone have any doubts about an individual’s identity, we recommend that they contact their local Garda station immediately.