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TREND WATCH: Thieves Removing and Switching License Plates

In our first story, the owner had his car broken into and the suspects found the car keys hidden in vehicle and stole the car. The owner reported the 2010 BMW 750IL stolen to the Frisco Police Department and the vehicle information was entered into the NCIC (National Crime Information Center) police computer. This routine

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LoJack Device Leads Police to Stolen Car In Ventura California

Thank you to the Venture CA. Police Department for this write up on a recent LoJack assisted stolen vehicle recovery:   Incident:   Stolen Vehicle with Arrest Location:   Camino Real Park Vehicle:   2008 Dodge Avenger Date/Time Occurred: April 24, 2012, 5:48 p.m. Narrative: On April 24, 2012 the victim reported his 2008 Dodge Avenger as

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Nissan Versa Stolen and Recovered by Fort Lauderdale Police for 2nd Time in 5 Days

The owner of a 2009 Black Nissan Versa 4-door sedan arrived home after work and discovered his car missing and immediately contacted the Hollywood Police Department to report the theft. Upon arrival at the scene, the responding officer met with the owner of the Versa, who stated that sometime between 10:00pm and midnight someone had

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Thieves Steal Pick-Up Truck and Trailer with Classic Hot Rod Inside-LoJack Recovers All Three!

On Nov. 8, 2010, the owner of a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado had towed a car trailer housing a Classic Hot Rod valued at $180,000 to a location in Burbank, CA. The owner had parked the vehicles outside the hotel where he was staying while attending a car show where he was set to receive an

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Classic 1984 Chevrolet El Camino Tracked and Recovered-Second Vehicle Stolen, Belonging to Same Owner!

On April 27, 2011, the owner of a 1984 Chevrolet El Camino Classic drove to a local store and parked and secured her vehicle. According to the victim, she exited the store after a 20 minute period and saw that her El Camino was gone. At that time, she received a call from the LoJack

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1971 Chevelle Malibu Stolen from Victim’s Vallejo, CA Garage; Recovered in One Hour

LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), the company that invented the stolen vehicle recovery market, helped police recover the first stolen classic car equipped with a LoJack for Classics system. The 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu, valued at approximately $20,000, was reported stolen on Sunday, December 5 in Vallejo, CA and tracked down –just one hour after LoJack

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1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Classic Tracked and Recovered by LAPD South West Division

The owner of a 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Classic dropped his car off at a custom repair shop in Los Angeles for repairs, where it was left over night in the parking lot of the shop, when it was stolen. The victim was notified on April 20, 2011 that the car had been stolen and reported

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LoJack Helps to Find a Stolen Mustang Classic

On March 17, 2012, the owner of a 1965 Ford Mustang Classic went for a cruise on a Saturday, came home and parked his Classic Mustang in front of his home. On Sunday afternoon, March 18, 2012, he discovered that someone had stolen his car. The owner immediately reported the theft of his Mustang to

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Insurance Fraud Goes Awry Thanks to LoJack

Today we are pleased to share with you a blog post from our friends at www.CarInsurance.org which includes their take on a recent LoJack success story in which a Phoenix Arizona man attempted to commit insurance fraud but was busted thanks to LoJack. Insurance Fraud Goes Awry Thanks to LoJack Many police cruisers are equipped

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LoJack Helps Police Make Quick Recovery of Stolen Construction Equipment

The owner’s of a construction company discovered that their storage lot had been broken into during the night and a skid steer loader and trailer stolen. The police were notified and they promptly entered the data into the nationwide law enforcement stolen vehicle computer. This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed on

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