Management at Alamos Gold’s (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) headquarters in Toronto have confirmed that the company’s wholly owned Mulatos gold mine in Mexico was robbed last week.
A group of five heavily-armed robbers made off with an undisclosed amount of gold in a small aircraft that landed on an airstrip owned by the company near the heap-leach mine in Sonora state.
“We are fully insured on the stolen dore, so we are not expecting any financial impact,” Rebecca Thompson, the company’s vice president of business affairs, told The Northern Miner by email, adding that the company is “currently working with the local authorities.”
A subsidiary of Alamos Gold, Minas de Oro Nacional, issued a statement in Spanish about the robbery, which was picked up by Reuters news agency and apparently translated into English.
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