Trucking company owner, workers charged with fuel thef

| 11/10/2006

t The head of a Miami trucking company and six of his employees have been charged with stealing more than 8,000 gallons of diesel fuel and gasoline that was supposed to be delivered to customers.

According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office, Genesis Petroleum president Ricardo Mejia and the charged employees offloaded gas and diesel into tanks inside an unmarked shipping container, and then used the fuel for company vehicles and their private cars.