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July 2014


29 July 2014

US - Car thieves with good taste are targeting luxury vehicles

Car thieves are acquiring richer tastes, targeting luxury cars like Mercedes-Benzes and Range Rovers that are shipped overseas, or driven across the border. Federal officials say hundreds of thousands of high-end vehicles are smuggled overseas everywhere by car theft rings. CNBC was given exclusive access to a warehouse containing dozens of luxury cars…

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28 July 2014

NIGERIA - Police smash carjacking syndicate

…Fake soldier, auto mechanic, one other arrested A notorious armed robber and carjacker, Andrew Atusi, has been arrested in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. He was arrested together with two other members of his syndicate, identified as Onyekachi Ebeh and Endurance Emmanuel. To many of his neighbours, Atusi is a soldier serving in an…

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18 July 2014

CANADA - Four arrested as Quebec authorities break up ring that targeted luxury vehicles

MONTREAL - Authorities in Quebec have broken up a ring they allege shipped stolen luxury vehicles to Africa. Canada Border Services Agency and the RCMP began a joint investigation after customs agents discovered vehicles inside shipping containers at the Port of Montreal about one year ago. Police say they've arrested four people today and been…

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18 July 2014

Jamaica - Manchester cabbie shot dead, car stolen

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The body of a Manchester taxi-operator was discovered with gunshot wounds in the parish early Tuesday morning. Dead is 27-year-old Anthony Barrett of a Mines Road address. Reports are that around 6:00 am residents were jogging in the community when they discovered Barrett’s body and summoned the police.   Full story,…

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18 July 2014

Video: How to Prevent Auto Theft

Did you know the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the most common months for auto theft are July and August? And that only 52 percent of stolen vehicles are ever recovered? Statistics like these underscore the need to learn a few preventive tips. Fortunately, there are several very simple things you can do when it comes to…

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