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Arrests Made Over What Oxnard Police Call Illegal Gold Buying Operation

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2012 6:17pm

Oxnard Police arrested the owner of a business, and an employee in a sting operation for what they say was an illegal gold purchasing operation.

Detectives has received information that a business known as Fredy del Oro, on the 1200 block of Saviers Road, was operating without the specialized second hand business license needed to buy, or sell jewelry.

Investigators say the business was also improperly advertising the business, which requires additional licensing intended to protect the public against people trafficking in stolen items.

The two people were cited, and released.

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