Thieves are stealing California’s nuts

Criminals impersonating shipping companies are stealing millions of dollars worth of California’s high-priced nuts, says The Christian Science Monitor. With a truckload of pistachios worth as much as $500,000, “plaid-collar theft” is a serious threat for California farmers already struggling with drought. “These “fictitious pickups” make up 5 percent of the nation’s cargo thefts, but the ploy… » Read More

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