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Inside Cargo Theft A Growing, Multi-Billion-Dollar Problem

Rail cargo theft in Los Angeles
Cargo theft from a railroad yard earlier this year near Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of
Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Inside Cargo Theft
A Growing, Multi-Billion-Dollar Problem

11/12/10

You probably don’t hear much about cargo theft on the news, but it poses a real and rising threat to our country’s economy and national security. During the past five years, the groups involved in this crime have become better organized and more violent…and the price tag associated with the thefts is increasing.