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Baltimore to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics
Baltimore to reconsider allowing kiosks that buy electronics

Baltimore police will work in the coming months with the manufacturer of kiosks that pay cash for broken or used electronics to avoid a possible citywide ban, driven by concerns that the devices entice thieves. The new regulations are expected to be considered by the City Council in September. The council's Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee agreed in a 3-0 vote to direct the Police Department to work with ecoATM to develop a system to would allow police to investigate whether certain electronics were stolen and then sold. EcoATM has 600 reverse vending machines in 40 states, including Maryland. None is in Baltimore, but about 20 are located throughout the region....

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