Business: The Big Steal

Now there are certain guys in and around Brooklyn who have been hijacking 3,000-gal. gasoline trucks for a month or so and making themselves a nice piece of change. So far, they have knocked over at least 15 belonging to Texaco, Mobil, Exxon and others. The companies store gasoline and oil in Greenpoint, a factory area in Brooklyn where the barges come up Newtown Creek and unload. The gas is trucked around New York City, and it does not take a genius to know that the trucks all have to take the same main...

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