We’ve recently seen an increase in people reporting the thefts as they are happening which on some occasions has resulted in arrests and seizures of stolen catalytic converters.
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According to the DVLA, constabularies across the UK recorded 98,730 vehicle thefts in 2022. That means a vehicle is stolen somewhere in the UK about every five minutes, at a national average rate of 146.63 per 100,000 population.
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Catalytic converters are targeted because of the precious metals that they are made with, namely rhodium, platinum and palladium. Thieves simply cut the catalytic converter from the exhaust pipe of a parked car and sell them on to scrap metal Read more
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A campaign by Crimestoppers is focussing on “lost CATS” across the eastern region. Thieves are attracted by the contents of precious metal inside the catalytic converter fitted to your car.
Catalytic converters were introduced as a vehicle emissions control Read more