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Photos of Sliced Verizon Fiber-Optic Lines Support Sabotage Charges

Posted By Lachlan Markay On August 18, 2011 @ 4:55 pm In Scribe | Comments Disabled

***UPDATE BELOW: Video of Verizon’s Bernadette Phillips discussing the many instances of apparent sabotage.***

Verizon has alleged [1] more than 200 incidents of vandalism and sabotage against its equipment and facilities since 45,000 company employees went on strike on August 7. A source sent these photos, which seem to show very neatly sliced fiber-optic lines – apparent acts of sabotage, in other words, and potentially violations of federal law. Verizon says [1] that the FBI is looking into the reports of sabotage.




UPDATE (Aug. 18 – 19:00)

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[1] alleged: http://www2.timesdispatch.com/business/2011/aug/18/tdbiz01-verizon-reports-local-property-damage-as-s-ar-1245708/

[2] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/verizon-sabotage3.jpg

[3] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/verizon-sabotage2.jpg

[4] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/verizon-sabotage1.jpg

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