Talk about sticky-fingered thieves. They've struck in Quebec, snatching millions of dollars worth of maple syrup from a warehouse in Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, a rural area between Montreal and Quebec City.
Up to 10 million pounds of syrup was in the warehouse, Canadian media reported, citing a statement from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, which bills itself as keeper of the the global strategic maple syrup reserve.
“We know that it’s millions of dollars that was stolen,” Sgt. Richard Gagné is quoted as saying. “It’s a very large amount.”
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