In the digital age, cattle rustlers are going high tech.  Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says with the growing popularity of online cattle auctions, the crooks are taking advantage

Audio:  Todd Staples
He says it speeds the process of selling the stolen cattle

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Staples says that does not mean internet cattle auctions should be banned… It just means that buyers need to take precautions so that they don’t buy stolen animals.

Story provided by Tony Purcell, Texas State Networks