An upsurge in the market price for aluminum and copper is driving an unusual crime wave in neighborhoods across America. Scrap metal thieves are stripping aluminum siding and gutters from houses and even copper coils from air conditioning units.
Thieves can get more than $100 for the coils they take from your air conditioner, but it can cost you thousands of dollars to fix the damage.
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