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Ten people arrested for illegal fuel trade in Singapore

The Singaporean police suspects ten persons of having made illegal dealings with ship fuel. The ten people have been arrested as well as charged with fraud and handling stolen goods.

Photo: Bernd Von Jutrczenka/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Ten people were arrested, while a foreign tugboat and SGD 8,000 (USD 5,800) were seized, when Singapore authorities Thursday last week struck against a group of suspected criminals under suspicion for illegal ship fuel trading.

Six of the arrested people were working on a Singaporean tugboat, while the remaining four were crew members on the foreign tugboat.

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