July 2015

31 July 2015

70 cameras to trace stolen cars, traffic offenders

DUBAI: Arrangements have been finalised to install cameras in selected areas across Dubai that can track and transmit clear images of stolen cars to the Command and Control Room. Seventy cameras will be installed in March, 2016, the Commander of Dubai Police, Maj Gen Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, announced on Wednesday.

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30 July 2015

Read the Fine Print Before Joining a Car-Share Service

Grace Oh, a car owner who shares her vehicle via the app Getaround, takes a hands-on approach to irresponsible car renters. She said that after a number of renters didn't fill up her car's gas tank or track its mileage, she started texting them as soon as their rental period started. Oh asks renters to take a picture of the gas receipt, as well…

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30 July 2015 | LEUTEMANN, Soenke

USA: 1 car recovered, second stolen vehicle found in pieces

KEARNS, Utah – The owner of a car that was stolen used a smartphone to track the vehicle from West Jordan to Kearns, and when police responded they found that car as well as a second stolen vehicle apparently stripped for its parts. Lt. Bill Robertson of the Unified Police Department said they received a report from West Jordan police around 6:30…

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30 July 2015 | LEUTEMANN, Soenke

UK: JAILED: Conman involved in £200k car fraud spree

Nicholas Burke duped victims across Rossendale, Accrington, Burnley and Rotherham over a 15 month period. A conman involved in a £200,000 car fraud operation has been jailed for 32 months. Nicholas Burke, formerly of Parrock Parade, Crawshawbooth, fraudulently ‘bought’ around 20 cars and bikes over a 15 month period and then sold them on to ‘innocent…

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28 July 2015

38 people charged over “Cash for Crash” offences

Cumbria Police have charged 38 people from across the county with "Cash for Crash" insurance fraud offences. Officers investigated numerous people for conspiring to defraud motor insurance companies for collisions that allegedly occurred in the county between 2010 and 2014.

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