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Intel Briefing – August 2013

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Thieves steal $10,000 of gas from local station.
Omni Mart in Gastonia ran out of gas the week of June 24 after thieves stole 3,000 gallons of fuel worth over $10,000 from pumps. The owner believes the suspects gained access by using a key to open the pumps.

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Live WW II munitions close Maryland beach.
Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland was temporarily closed while a bomb squad detonated World War II-era munitions that washed up on North Ocean Beach June 24. Authorities reopened a portion of the park once they deemed the area safe but the beach remained closed.

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FDA shuts down 9,600 illegal pharma websites.
Over 9,600 Web sites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription medicine were issued regulatory warnings or seized as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and international regulators confiscated $41,104,386 worth of illegal medicines worldwide. The Web sites displayed fake licenses and certifications to convince consumers to purchase drugs as brand name and federally approved.

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US indictment accuse Chinese company of stealing Mass. Software firms’ wind turbine technology.
The U.S. Justice Department announced June 27 that China-based Sinovel Wind Group along with three individuals stole proprietary wind turbine technology from Massachusetts- based AMSC, cheating the company of more than $800 million, after the defendants stole software by downloading it from an AMSC computer in Wisconsin to a computer in Austria. The technology was believed to be used in the development of four Sinovel wind turbines that were installed in Massachusetts.

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