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Multi-million dollar oil and gas theft ring, 15 arrested

PANOLA COUNTY (KLTV) - 65 felony indictments are out in an alleged multi-million dollar oil and gas theft ring. The Texas Rangers say 17 people were stealing oil and natural gas from the East Texas oil field in Panola County then selling the commodities themselves. Authorities say several million dollars in oil and natural gas may have been stolen and re-sold over a 2-year period. 15 of the 17 people arrested are charged with participating in organized crime.

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