Thursday, August 15, 2013

Verizon Hit by Thieves in Maryland

Verizon has experienced a series of thefts at company garages and central offices in Maryland.

In recent weeks, thieves have stolen approximately $300,000 worth of FiOS-specific installation and testing equipment, tools and copper wire.  The company is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of individuals responsible.

Thieves also stole copper wire in May through early August from Verizon work centers in Bel Air; Brooklyn; Churchville; Edgewood; Fork; Hampstead; Jarrettsville; North East; Owings Mills; Parkton; Randallstown; Sparks; and Taneytown.  In some cases, laptops also were taken.