Safe To Be Sold For Scrap Contained $2.5 Million In Gold And Silver

Safe To Be Sold For Scrap Contained $2.5 Million In Gold And Silver

Imagine that your relative died, and you made a deal to let someone haul off his huge and heavy safe in return for the right to sell it for scrap. As anyone who has watched “Storage Wars” knows, locked safes can contain junk, they can be empty, and sometimes they can contain untold treasures. In this case, it was the “treasures” thing. [More]

Burglaries Are Down, So Why Are People Buying More Safes?

Burglaries Are Down, So Why Are People Buying More Safes?

Over the last 20 years, the burglary rate in the U.S. has dropped by around 45%, according to the FBI. And yet, manufacturers of safes and other devices to protect folks’ valuables have gone up as much as 40% in just the last few years. [More]