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Singapore holds 17 men, seizes tanker over alleged Shell oil theft
Singapore, Jan 9, 2018 (AFP) – Singaporean authorities have arrested 17 men for allegedly stealing fuel from a major Shell refinery, and have also seized an oil tanker and millions of dollars in cash, police said.
The suspects, aged between 30 and 63, were detained in raids across Singapore on Sunday after the Anglo-Dutch energy giant lodged a police report in August. Shell said some of those arrested were employees.
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