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Captain gets five-year prison sentence for theft of oil cargo from Shell

A Vietnamese captain will go to jail for five years for his role in a large fuel theft for a value of USD 150 million from Shell's oil refinery in Singapore, reports Reuters.

Photo: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

A Vietnamese captain has been sentenced to five years in prison in Singapore for his part in stealing oil for a value of USD 150 million from Shell's oil refinery in Singapore, reports Reuters.

The 47-year-old man, who served as captain of an oil tanker vessel, is the second one to be sentenced in the case, which allegedly also involves several former employees of the refinery.

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