Now, thieves are pumping thousands of dollars worth of fuel from gas stations and selling it on the black market, according to authorities.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of gasoline from a Virginia Beach Citgo gas station, according to the Virginia Beach Police Department.
The statement stated that officers discovered the use of devices to illegally obtain gas from pumps and individuals selling gas at a cheaper price.
The statement stated that they also “announced the operation on social media.”
The statement stated that the accused are accused of theft, conspiracy and possession of burglary tools. Authorities say an investigation is underway.
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