High Metal Prices Fuel Underground Trade of Stolen Scrap

New Haven Advocate | May 13, 2008
Scrap dealers and police say they cooperate to prevent the sale of stolen goods, and Connecticut law has recently been toughened. But the rise in metal heists begs the question: Would there be so much theft if there wasn't a network of places to "fence" the swag?

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