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Copper theft ‘epidemic’ sweeping U.S.

Copper theft ‘epidemic’ sweeping U.S..  Copper is such a hot commodity that thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it: an electrical power station in Wichita, Kan., or half a dozen middle-class homes in Morris Township, N.J. Even on a Utah highway construction site, crooks managed to abscond with six miles of copper wire.

Power Stations:  Copper Theft Targets

Power Stations around the United States have been targets for copper theft.

Image Credit:  AP

Read the entire article by Mark Koba at CNBC.

(H/T: WND and Mark Koba/CNBC)