The vast majority of scrap metal dealers work as responsible traders and within the framework of the law. However, some unscrupulous elements of the business take very few steps to check the origin and provenance of the metal that enters their yard. Theft of metal impacts on many levels; it isolates communities; disrupts vitals services; threatens critical infrastructure; and represents a significant cost to the public purse – estimated to be between £500 and £700 million pounds per year.
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