The head of the Federal consumer attorney’s Office (PROFECO), Ricardo Sheffield Padilla, reported that last week was found in a bomb of a gas station located in Champotón, Campeche, a modification to «software», known as «Rake», which controls Distance the number of milliliters that are shipped in each case.
Sheffield said the rake card was found when they opened the bomb box. The gas station in which this irregularity was detected has as a corporate name combustibles e Imagen S.A. de C.V.
READ: Chevron and Shell, the seasons with the highest petrol prices: Profeco
This software, according to Sheffield, runs remotely, from an office or a cell phone. By pressing a button you can alter the amount of gasoline sold, you can dispense liters of a liter or «shave» each liter to dispense less fuel than the consumer pays.
In presenting its report «Who is who in the fuel prices» at the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the holder of Profeco announced that the complaint will be filed with the attorney-General’s office.
READ: Circulates false information about supposed reasons for increasing the price of gasoline
It is a system that is apparently sold by the manufacturer of the bombs «down the water» and it is estimated that 8% of the pumps use this system.
A first operative will be carried out by verifiers of the attorney General’s office in conjunction with personnel of the secretariat of Citizen security at 71 stations.
With information from Notimex and reformation (necessary subscription).
Thank you for reading! Help us get on with our work. How? Now you can subscribe to the political Animal on Facebook. With your monthly donation you will receive special content. Find out how to subscribe here. Check out our list of frequently asked questions here.