A Maritime Fuels customer believes that the The company owes him nearly $1,500. (Archive photo)
She was able to cancel her November payment through her bank and contacted the trustee because she believes Maritime Fuels owes her at least $1,500.
Lisa Hopkins explains that she signed up for a monthly payment plan to get a discount on her bill. This plan allowed him to spread the cost of fuel oil over the year.
By not redistributing funds to clients, I feel like they are stealing from me, she explains.
In this difficult financial context, she says that she will not be able to subscribe to another supplier this winter. She plans to buy fuel by the dropper at a gas station to keep her tank topped up.
I'm going to have to take a little every day pay because I can't get it delivered, she said. I can't afford it right now.
Maritime Fuels did not respond to requests for interviews. Service Nova Scotia says it does not know how many customers are affected by the company's bankruptcy.
According to a report fromCBCNews