Car Owners Beware! The Hottest New Trend In The Auto Theft World Is Not Stealing The Entire Vehicle, But Going After The Catalytic Converter, Loaded With Precious Metals.

In this Thursday, May 21, 2020, photo vehicles are parked in Los Angeles. The coronavirus hasn't been kind to car owners. With more people than ever staying home to lessen the spread of COVID-19, their sedans, pickup trucks and SUVs are parked unattended on the streets, making them easy targets for opportunistic thieves. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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