Wisconsin Aims to Crack Down on Scrap Thieves

Shepherd Express | January 4, 2008
The dramatic growth in evictions because of mortgage foreclosures has been good news for those who break into vacant houses to steal and sell metal, but selling such contraband metal could become much more difficult if Assembly Bill 560 passes before the state Legislature adjourns in spring.

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