Word of Mouth - Segment
11:46 am
Mon December 5, 2011

21st Century Cow Rustlers

Hard times and new technology are making for a resurgence in old-school range robbery. But these are not the rope twirling thieves of yore – today’s black hats are using GPS tracking, four-wheelers, and apparently, some inside knowledge of the industry to wrangle cattle. Freelance writer Laura Zuckerman talks about the upward trend of cattle rustling in the American West.

LINKS

Laura's article from Reuters

New York Times article on modern cow rustling

 

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