August 2017

30 August 2017

International gangs staging car crashes to claim insurance

Motor crashes staged by international gangs have emerged as one of the most common types of fraud in Ireland. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) warned that international fraudsters are taking advantage of the country’s high compensation payouts.

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28 August 2017

Stolen cars recovered in Spanish operation targeting vehicle trafficking

ALGECIRAS, Spain -  An operation targeting the trafficking of stolen vehicles in Spain has led to the recovery of nearly 20 cars in nine days. Led by the Spanish National Police and supported by INTERPOL’s Task Force on Stolen Motor Vehicles (SMV), Operation Paso del Estrecho (which means ‘crossing the straits’) was carried out…

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24 August 2017

DUDE, WHERE’S MY CAR?More than 130 keys and four cars STOLEN from Manchester Airport

MORE than 130 car keys and four vehicles have been stolen following a major break-in at an airport parking firm. Bosses at Car Park Manchester - just one mile from the city’s airport - admitted that up to 50 holidaying families still hadn’t been told so as not to “ruin their trips”.

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21 August 2017

Stolen pickup explodes outside police houses in Pattani

One of six pickup trucks stolen from a car dealer in Songkhla on Wednesday was fitted with explosives and detonated outside a row of police residences in Pattani early on Thursday.  

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14 August 2017

Countryside crime cost £39m in 2016 says insurers

Rural crime has been estimated to cost the UK £39m, with many farmers feeling "under siege" from thieves. Lincolnshire was the worst-hit English county with a cost of £2.5m, according to a report by NFU Mutual.

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