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Earth Liberation Front Attacks! (2003)

August 22, 2003


Two separate attacks against urban sprawl have been reported to the Through media reports, the ELF Press Office has been made aware of three ELF actions occuring in the early morning hours of August 22, 2003. Although the ELF Press Office has received no communications about these actions from the persons responsible, spraypainted signatures at all scenes indicates claims of responsibility by ELF activists.

The actions include:

Arcadia, California – Rusnak Mercedes Benz. Ten S.U.V.s were spraypainted with terrorist, killer, and ELF.

Duarte, California – Duarte Mitsubishi. The dealership building and approximately twenty vehicles were painted with ELF and the phrases gross polluter and We (heart) pollution.

West Covina, California. An early morning fire ripped through a GM autodealership, destroying and damaging several SUVS including several Hummer H2s. A warehouse on the site was also destroyed by fire. Messages left at the scene there included I (heart) Pollution, American Wastefullness and ELF.

The Earth Liberation Front is an international underground organization that uses direct action in the form of economic sabotage to stop the destruction of the natural environment. Since 1997, the ELF in North America has caused over $100 million in damages to entities who profit from the destruction of life and the planet.

Any communications received by the ELF Press Office will be forwarded on to interested members of the press. Included in this email is a background piece written in November, 2002 to discuss some of the motivations behind the ELF’s targetting of SUVs.

Further questions can be directed to the ELF Press Office.

North American Earth Liberation Front Press Office
elfpress at resist dot ca

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