October 2015

30 October 2015

Malaysia ranks 6th in the world in car theft. A startup wants to solve that

What are the chances of your car getting stolen? You might think they’re minuscule. But Malaysian Syed Ahmad Fuqaha doesn’t think so. Fuqaha knows not one, but two people in his immediate circle – his brother and close friend – whose cars got stolen in Kuala Lumpur in the span of just a week.

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29 October 2015

17 Lithuanians detained during international operation against car theft

An organised crime network originating from Lithuania and specialised in the theft of vehicles from Germany has been dismantled this week by the Lithuanian police, who worked closely with German law enforcement agencies and were supported by Europol and Eurojust.

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29 October 2015

International luxury carjacking ring busted by N.J. police, AG says

TOTOWA — The thieves would stake out fancy restaurants, country clubs and the driveways of tony suburban homes with a shopping list, authorities said. Land Rover. Maserati. Bentley. Mercedes.

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27 October 2015

Why vehicle thefts have fallen 70-80% in 15 years

In an era that saw some significant declines in crime, it’s one of the starkest drops of all: Vehicle thefts have all but driven off a cliff in the past 10 to 15 years. The biggest reason has more to do with technology than human nature or behavior.

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26 October 2015

Vehicle identity check scheme scrapped as ‘unnecessary burden’

Vehicle checks which cost motorists almost £10 million a year have been abolished by the Department for Transport.

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