Avocado Crime Soars

From the Financial Times (requires free login to view article): …armed robbers are zeroing in on the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar [avocado] industry. The rise in avocado-related crime has turned parts of the state into no-go areas even for the police. …. The criminal activity around avocados bears striking similarities to “conflict minerals” such as tantalum, tin, […]