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Secretary Mike Shingler added: 'We think it may make bilkers think twice and it is also something to defend ourselves with.
Rap groups and museum directors get hauled into court much faster than do billion-dollar bilkers (and, as an ethics committee capable of stalling nearly a year has shown, a Senate investigation of those who helped the bilkers is pretty hard to get rolling, too).
The shock figures from last year have led to a special scheme being set up to battle back against the bilkers'.
Officers in south Birmingham launched the blitz on the bilkers following a "significant rise" in petrol thefts over the past two months as pump prices climbed to record levels.