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Singapore uncovers large oil heist at Shell's biggest refinery

Reuters  |  SINGAPORE 

By John Geddie and Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Eleven men were charged in a Singapore court on Tuesday in connection with a large-scale oil theft at Shell's biggest refinery, while police said they were investigating six other men arrested in a weekend raid.Police in the island-state said on Tuesday they had detained 17 men, whose ages ranged from 30 to 63, and seized millions of dollars in cash and a small tanker during their investigations into theft at the Pulau Bukom industrial site, which sits just south of Singapore's main island.Oil refining and shipping have contributed ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 15:07 IST