There's precious metal under your vehicle, and thieves are targeting it

  • Thefts of catalytic converters have skyrocketed in recent years, corresponding with a surge in the value of rhodium, a precious metal component of the auto part.

    Thefts of catalytic converters have skyrocketed in recent years, corresponding with a surge in the value of rhodium, a precious metal component of the auto part. Utah Attorney General's Office via AP

  • Thanks in part to a rise in the price of the precious metal rhodium, catalytic converters have become a favorite target of thieves over the past three years.

    Thanks in part to a rise in the price of the precious metal rhodium, catalytic converters have become a favorite target of thieves over the past three years. AP Photo/Steve Helber

 
Updated 2/4/2022 10:17 AM

Thieves have been targeting vehicle catalytic converters at unprecedented rates in recent years to get at their valuable and rare components. Here's how you can protect yours.

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