22 FEB 16 – Infrastructure Report

22 FEB 16 – Weekly Infrastructure Report

The Weekly Infrastructure Report is a roll-up of infrastructure-related threats and events.


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American Redoubt:

15 FEB (WY): An underground oil pipeline east of Gilette, WY began leaking Sunday afternoon, allowing an undetermined amount of oil to flow into a seasonal creek bed and through a culvert under the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Orin rail line.

17 FEB (OR): The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon said investigators now suspect that a six-person crew based on the East Coast stole the personal information of more 250,000 people — including 40,500 Oregonians — from Oregon-based background check company CICS Employment Services.  Investigators believe the scheme generated $4.7 million in profits from at least April 2013 to May 2015.

The group obtained the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of 83,000 people — including , by targeting a database owned by CICS Employment Services, a Lincoln City background-check company.



15 FEB:  An explosion at a SouthCross Energy gas plant in Frio County shut down FM 1538 and Highway 85 and forced an evacuation in the area.  Two were injured.


Appalachian Redoubt:



NSTR: Nothing Significant to Report


Samuel Culper is a former military intelligence NCO and contract Intelligence analyst. He spent three years in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now the intelligence and warfare researcher at Forward Observer.

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