Peter Vigneron

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Ten million dollars worth of almonds, pistachios and walnuts has been stolen in California over the last four years. Law enforcement says a criminal group in LA is behind the thefts.

California's nut harvest attracts organized crime

Ten million dollars worth of almonds, pistachios and walnuts has been stolen in California over the last four years. Law enforcement says a criminal group in LA is behind the thefts.

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