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October 2011


22 October 2011

UK: Conman must pay back £828,630, court rules

A conman from the Black Country jailed for exporting stolen luxury cars to Africa is facing a confiscation bill of up to £828,000. Mponjoli Malakasuka, aged 35, was jailed for three and a half years at Wolverhampton Crown Court in April 2009 after admitting conspiracy to steal. He was involved in an “extensive fraud” which saw expensive…

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21 October 2011

Australia: Thieves Targeting Tractors

Police say thieves are continuing to target expensive farm equipment in northern Victoria. Detectives are again raising the issue because of the theft of two tractors from properties at Rochester and at nearby Timmering in the past week. There were similar reports made to police in May and June. Detective Sergeant Brendan Murphy says it appears the…

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21 October 2011

South Africa: Meet SA’s best car finder

Two bullet holes in his police car– one in the driver’s side door and the other in the boot – bear testimony to how dangerous Warrant Officer Ganas “Tiger” Ramsamy’s job can get. The Durban SAPS policeman has been named South Africa’s top cop by a tracking company for recovering 168 hijacked and stolen vehicles…

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18 October 2011

UK: TRACKER Launches Battery Powered Stolen Plant Recovery Product

The War Against Thieves Steps Up a Gear www.TRACKER.co.uk Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) expert, TRACKER, has launched a battery powered stolen vehicle tracking device to benefit the owners of plant and construction equipment.    Battery Powered TRACKER Retrieve has been developed using TRACKER’s award winning technology, yet does…

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2 October 2011

Egypt: 11,000 cars stolen in Egypt since revolution started: Police General

General Abdel Fatah Osman, an assistant to the director of public security at the ministry of interior, revealed that 11,000 vehicles have been stolen off streets since the outbreak of the January 25th revolution. Osman did not provide any figures on the numbers of vehicles that were stolen in years before the outbreak of the January revolution. The…

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