Tall Trucks, Prices Boost Catalytic Converter Thefts


ABRN.com - August 2, 2009

Cat­alyt­ic con­vert­ers use pre­cious met­als to clean up emis­sions. Thieves are now tar­get­ing con­vert­ers because they’re easy to remove with a sim­ple bat­tery-pow­ered cut­ting saw. Vehi­cles that ride high are vul­ner­a­ble as thieves can crawl under with­out being noticed.