September 2018

24 September 2018

How fraudsters can use the dark web to steal cars

A stolen car, obtained under stolen identities bought on the dark web, has been recovered following an extensive police investigation. The fraudsters used the false names, originally reported after a car accident, to hire a Mercedes-Benz C-Class. They then disabled the car’s APU-branded tracker and made a beeline for the Channel Tunnel and Europe.

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20 September 2018

USA 2017 Hot Wheels

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report, which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen…

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14 September 2018

Meath jeep thefts leave gardaĆ­ ‘baffled’

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has asked farmers to be vigilant in Meath after the theft of the 15th Land Cruiser in three months has left gardai baffled

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