The theft of used cooking oil has become a serious problem.

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating a Durham business accused of stealing and selling used cooking oil in multiple states.

"In one night the suspected crooks drove a box truck to 13 restaurants in Durham, Apex, and Cary to steal more than 9,000 pounds of oil, which they then sold in another state, court documents say."

Our founder, Dylan Gehrken, spoke out about the issue to the local news.

You can read the full article here.