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More Piracy, but people, not oil.

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I think they (pirates) are finding out that trying to negotiate a ransom for oil tanker while the price per barrel is dropping is not the most lucrative thing. I guess they think people are a better hedge bet, unfortunately.
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Not so lucky with the Indian Navy.
FOXNews.com - Indian Navy Arrests 23 Pirates Threatening Merchant Vessel - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News

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