BAYTOWN, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — Diesel fuel thieves are using stolen credit cards at Buc-ee’s locations to pilfer hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel.READ MORE: Border Patrol Agents Save 33 Undocumented Migrants Locked Inside U-Haul In Sweltering Heat
According to KHOU-TV, the thieves are using 200 gallon drums hauled in the beds of their pick-up trucks to get away with the goods.
According to reports the thieves are stealing credit cards from somewhere else, then armed with handfuls of those stolen accounts, they are swiping the cards at Buc-ee’s pumps and stealing the fuel.READ MORE: Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck 'Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes' Of Pickups, Expert Says
The pick-up trucks have either paper plates or no plates at all.
Their theft ring’s hit list includes Buc-ee’s stores in Angleton, Waller, Cypress, League City, Baytown, two in Pearland and one in Texas city where cameras caught glimpses of suspects wanted by police.
The losses hurt so bad, Buc-ee’s owner is offering a reward of $1,000 to anyone who helps police track down the crooks and end their crime ring.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Shot, Killed While Walking With His Brother In White Settlement
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