copper theft

 

Verizon Copper Thieves Strike, But Get Busted

Copper theft has been a major problem for telcos over the past few years as the price of precious metals has risen dramatically. Many carriers have started to offer hefty rewards for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

AT&T Has Had It With Copper Thieves

The company is offering a $5,000 reward related to the dozens of wire thefts around central California that are cutting off customers’ phone and Internet access.

AT&T: Copper Thieves Won’t Let Up

One region in California has been hit 30 times in just the past two months, creating a nightmare for AT&T and county authorities, as well as residents who experience service interruptions.

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