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[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Coal theft

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28 January
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿณ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต. It used to be that some commodities just werenโ€™t worth stealing but the theft of coal has now become highly organised and lucrative. Opportunistic criminals in Mpumalanga move in on transport company drivers to help them steal the coal โ€“ while the unsuspecting owners meant to receive the coal are unaware and run huge losses that they canโ€™t account for. Some coal-fired power stations possibly pay twice for the coal they need to keep going โ€“ and itโ€™s part of the reason why electricity costs keep soaring. Carte Blanche investigates. Your favourite episodes are now available on Carte Blanche: The Podcast: https://bit.ly/PodcastCB
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