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August 2010


22 August 2010

Canada: Report on Organised Crime

Vehicle Theft The number of vehicles stolen across Canada has been decreasing since 2006; however, the proportion of unrecovered vehicles has increased from 30% to 40%, which suggests to law enforcement a possible increase of organized crime theft. Unrecovered vehicles may indicate that these cars are being trafficked. Because the process of trafficking…

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14 August 2010

Europe: Fraud via Electronic Freight Exchange Systems

WARNING TO ALL CARRIERS FRAUD via ELECTRONIC FREIGHT EXCHANGE SYSTEMS The last weeks we have been confronted again with a new wave of fraudulent practices by the use of online freight exchange systems: see our warning dated the 15 March 2010. Unidentified persons try by the use of the name of several carriers in good faith to obtain transport orders…

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14 August 2010

UK: Tractor theft

A man has appeared in court charged with handling a stolen tractor worth £65,000. The John Deere tractor, stolen from Manor Farm, Tixover, Rutland, UK on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 was recovered at the Port of Dover, England on the back of a lorry waiting to board a ferry. The tractor was recovered after a tracker device was activated. Halil Karagol,…

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