August 2013

20 August 2013

UK - Operation Armour Shielding Motorists

Over a hundred motorists had their vehicles fitted with anti theft screws as part of the latest drive on car crime in Leeds. Operation Armour swung into action on Friday as officers patrolled hot spot areas in Gipton, Harehills, Pudsey and Bramley. Five search warrants were executed at both residential and commercial premises. It saw 11 arrests for…

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14 August 2013

Insurance fraud – the greatest moral, economic and social challenge facing the insurance indust

In 2012 the highest reported global insured loss event was Hurricane Sandy at around US$25billion (Munich Re – 2012 Natural Catastrophe Year In Review). At the beginning of 2012, the FBI released a report on investigating insurance fraud which, on figures provided to it by Insurance Information Institute, cost the US insurance industry US $30billion…

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12 August 2013

UK - Classic car theft on the rise

Rising prices means classic cars are now more attractive to thieves, says Linda Harrison. Classic car theft is increasing, with Minis, Ford Escorts and VW camper vans proving particularly hot property Classic car owners are renowned for their unswerving commitment to maintaining their pride and joy in the best possible shape, but even if you've…

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12 August 2013

US- Six Years Later, Classic Car Owner to Get Stolen Impala Back

Of three stolen classic cars found at an alleged chop shop, one underwent a dramatic transformation After authorities uncovered an alleged Antelope Valley chop shop, one original classic-car owner is about to get his stolen vehicle returned to him, having been repainted and transformed into a low-rider. The car, originally a stock 1958 Chevrolet Impala…

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8 August 2013

New Zeeland - More stolen cars found at yard

Police have uncovered evidence of more than a dozen stolen vehicles at a scrap metal dealer in rural Canterbury. They have also found two container loads of parts at Independent Metal Traders that appear to be bound for export markets. Police seized the property on Jones Rd, Rolleston, yesterday after they discovered stolen cars at the yard as part…

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