Tag: catalytic converter theft prevention


The Surge of Catalytic Converter Theft: Which Vehicles Are Most at Risk?

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles. These emissions control devices, which contain precious metals like platinum, palladium, and rhodium, have become hot commodities for criminals due to their high market value. The escalating demand for these metals, coupled with the relative ease of stealing catalytic converters, has resulted in

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Preventing Catalytic Converter Theft

The nation has seen the numbers of catalytic converter theft skyrocket within the past 12 months. From July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021, claims filed for catalytic converter theft grew by nearly 300% nationwide as compared to the year prior. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports that catalytic converter thefts have seen a significant increase since the beginning

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