OmniSource, Rea victims of cargo thefts

Mar 04, 2013 | 04:52 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metal, wire, copper, brass, OmniSource, Rea Magnet Wire, scrap metal theft, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A Florida man has been accused of three felonies for his alleged role in a cargo theft scheme that netted more than $836,000 in scrap metal and finished steel products.

OmniSource Corp. and Rea Magnet Wire Co. Inc., both of Fort Wayne, Ind., were the victims of sophisticated heists in which criminals posed as legitimate truckers, picked up cargoes and diverted them from their final destinations, according to law enforcement officials.....

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