nighthawker - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a person who uses a metal detector, usually at night, to look for valuable objects in areas where they do not have permission to search

    Heritage executives want the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to crack down on nighthawkers, who use the latest equipment to find antiquities, which they then sell on websites such as eBay.

    Submitted by Kerry from United Kingdom on 14/08/2015