Bottle booty.

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In the 11 states that encourage recycling with a refundable deposit on beer, soda and other beverage containers, fraudulent returns are sapping their profits. People are redeeming containers that were bought in other states with no or lower deposits. Big time fraud involves people driving into deposit states with flatbed trucks full of crushed cans. The practice has increased since stores installed machines to handle returns, rather than store clerks. "Smugglers are bleeding...

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