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Dane-Elec today warned fellow memory distributors to keep DRAM under surveillance following a robbery at their warehouse. The Surrey-based distributor said it was broken into at 2am this morning. But the robbers were disturbed by a security guard and got away with less kit than they intended. Alan Stanley, Dane-Elec general manager, confirmed £100K-worth of 128MB and 64MB modules was stolen. He warn distributors to be "extra vigilant with their memory at the moment. "Be on your guard. And if you see any cheap product, be wary of it." Dane-Elec UK was turned over by villains seven months ago. DRAM robberies -- burglaries, ram raids(where villains rammed vehicles through warehouse doors and hijacks were common in Britain in the heydays of high memory prices (1994-1996. Looks like they're back. ®

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