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osoab
30th December 2010, 04:41 AM
Armed robbers hit Luna Gold's Aurizona mine in Brazil (http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page66?oid=117623&sn=Detail)



Canadian gold mining junior which is in the process of ramping up production at its Aurizona mine in Brazil has suffered an armed robbery with some $2 million worth of gold stolen.
Author: Lawrence Williams
Posted: Thursday , 30 Dec 2010

LONDON -

High gold prices can cause serious security problems, particularly for gold miners operating in relatively isolated areas as they can become a relatively easy target for criminals and Canada's Luna Gold, which operates the Aurizona gold mine in Brazil's Para state has become the latest gold mining company to suffer accordingly, experiencing an armed robbery yesterday. The robbers escaped with some 1,500 ounces of gold worth around $2 million at current prices. Thankfully no mine employees were reported as injured during the robbery.

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MNeagle
30th December 2010, 05:22 PM
well certainly smarter than getting FRNs from the bank! And probably no security cameras either (not that that would help)

Beats Ocean 11 by far!! ;)

osoab
31st December 2010, 07:01 PM
Why did the robbers steal from the gold mine?

"Because That's Where the MONEY Is"

:D

gunDriller
2nd January 2011, 05:56 AM
well certainly smarter than getting FRNs from the bank! And probably no security cameras either (not that that would help)

Beats Ocean 11 by far!! ;)


maybe in Ocean's 14 they'll try to rob APMex.