May 19, 2013
The truth about theft is that all of us pay for it. This is true even at the pump. I have written in the past about gasoline theft. When I was kid during the 1970s, gasoline theft was using a tube to siphon gasoline from tanks. Now it involves professional thieves stealing millions of barrels per ye... [More]
October 25, 2012
Are you old enough to remember the days when you could pull up to the pump, fill your tank and then head inside and pay for the fuel? I am. Gasoline was about .50 cents per gallon.
Can you imagine the thievery that would go on today with gasoline prices hovering between $4 and $5 per gallon? I driv... [More]
June 4, 2012
We all are feeling the “pain at the pumps” lately. At least most of us are suffering. There are some that had found a way to get free gas. Sound too good to be true? It is!
A gas station in Illinois gave out about $12,000 worth of free gas over a two-week period recently, but it wasn&rs... [More]
February 18, 2012
It turns out that gas theft comes in varying degrees. There is the dude who doesn’t have enough money to fill his tank and uses a siphon hose. Then there are those who steal thousands of barrels of unrefined oil.
So, exactly how does one go about stealing barrels of oil? Here is a snippet fro... [More]
January 13, 2012
With the exception of perhaps major corporation CEOs, everyone is feeling the pinch from the economy these days. Not only are jobs and money scarce, but people are out to rob one-another blind. Car theft has long been a problem. Now rather than steal your entire car, thieves are targeting your vehic... [More]
October 13, 2011
When one thinks of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, the image is of Mormons and football. At least it is that way to me.
Here is a new way to think of the university.
Former BYU football standout and NFL football player Reno Mahe and three of his friends were ordered to stand trial on thef... [More]
June 9, 2011
Remember the good old days when you would pull up to the pump at any gas station, pump your gas and then pay for it? Or if you are even older, like I am, you remember full service stations, where you never have to leave your car to pump or pay. In America, those days are long past. ... [More]