September 2011


25 September 2011

Cyprus: Cyprus takes part in EU-wide stolen cars campaign

POLICE yesterday announced the successful conclusion of operation EUROCAR, a European joint police operation targeting the trafficking of stolen cars between EU members’ borders and ports.

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17 September 2011

UK: Police warning over thieves dismantling stolen cars and selling parts on the internet

Car thieves are making a killing by dismantling motors to sell the parts for a small fortune. The rising cost of car parts has seen some motorists turn to the internet to find replacements rather than go to a high street garage.

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16 September 2011

Pakistan: GB govt admits presence of thousands of stolen vehicles

ISLAMABAD: Top officials of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) province, including the inspector general of police, do not deny the claims of the jailed car don that 45,000 stolen vehicles are plying on GB streets and some officials say even government servants are using a ‘rent-a-stolen car’ service launched by private entrepreneurs. Hussain Asghar,…

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12 September 2011

UK: Possible reprieve for stolen vehicle squad

One of the last police stolen vehicle squads in the country could be saved after MCN revealed plans for its closure. A source said the decision to withdraw funding for the squad from next April was being re-examined after we helped highlight the importance of its work tackling organised bike thieves. He said: “The official line is that it’s…

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12 September 2011

Czech: Police break up alleged gang of stolen luxury cars dealers

Prague, Sept 9 (CTK) - The Central Bohemian police have broken up an alleged gang that was dealing in stolen luxury cars, accused six people and seized 35 cars worth a total of over 40 million crowns, regional police spokeswoman Sona Budska told CTK Friday. She said the gang traded mainly in BXW X5, BMW X6, Mercedes Benz, Porsche and Audi cars. The…

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