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King County, Washington Sheriff’s Office Recovers Acura MDX Taken during Burglary with Help from the LoJack® System

This situation is just plain creepy- while the Seattle, WA victim in this case slept, a burglar entered his home through a large, unsecured dog door, found the keys to his 2010 Acura MDX and took off with the SUV- which also happened to be loaded with its owner’s photography equipment. Thanks to the LoJack®

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Chicago, Illinois Police Locate 2013 BMW 640 Stolen from Georgia Dealer with Help from the LoJack® System

In this case, a 2013 BMW 640 stolen from a dealer in Georgia is recovered by Chicago, IL police assisted by the LoJack system. On January 21st, 2014, the dealership contacted police in Roswell, GA, to report the vehicle missing from their lot along with its keys. Officers verified the theft and entered the vehicle

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The LoJack® System Assists Ohio State Highway Patrol in Recovery of Stolen Mercedes Benz CL

It was a cold December evening in Youngstown, OH, and the owner of a Mercedes Benz CL decided to let his car warm up in the driveway before going out for the evening. This was not a good idea. When a stranger jumped into the vehicle and drove off, the owner contacted police right away

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(AUDIO) LoJack® System Customer Success Story – “LoJack is one of the best investments I have ever made in my life”

With a 90% recovery rate on cars, trucks, and SUVs and over 10,000 recoveries last year, we here at LoJack Corporation  receive success stories and testimonials every day. We’d like to highlight one of these stories right here. When Baltimore resident Bob Keenan was shopping for a car a few years ago, he decided to

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From the “You Can’t Make This One Up” File…

Well, this is certainly a unique recovery involving the LoJack® System. It goes without saying that stealing cars is a bad idea. However, driving a stolen car back to a dealership and then trying to cover up the theft by screwing on a dealer paper plate? That’s a legendarily bad idea. Here are all the details:

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Auto Theft, Seventies Style!

Want to see what the auto theft trade was like back in the Nixon era? This gem of a video recently showed up on YouTube. Entitled “Examination of Stolen Cars,” this FBI training video from the 1970s provides some starched-shirt insight into the art of stealing cars in a time of bell bottoms and “All

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Dallas, Texas Police Recover Stolen Honda Pilot in Two Hours, 40 Minutes, Assisted by the LoJack® System

After a Dallas, TX host had a party one Thursday afternoon, he noticed that, along with his guests, his car keys and Honda Pilot were gone. What the thief didn’t know is that there was a ‘hidden guest’ in the vehicle itself- the LoJack® system, which helped local police recover the SUV in less than

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LAPD Southeast Division Recovers Stolen 2013 Toyota Camry in SEVEN MINUTES Assisted by the LoJack® System

It’s really not a good idea to leave a spare key inside your vehicle. A thief may break into your car planning to steal its contents, and obtaining a key gives them the opportunity to steal the car as well. These Los Angeles, California residents learned this lesson the hard way when their 2013 Toyota

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Los Angeles Police Department Recovers Stolen 2013 Toyota Tacoma Assisted by the LoJack® System

When the Toyota Tacoma owner in this case had the LoJack® system installed at the time of purchase, he probably didn’t anticipate his truck being stolen just eight months later, but he was smart enough to be prepared, and local law enforcement was able to track it down that same day. On June 8th, 2013,

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LAPD Officers Use LoJack to Recover Stolen Scion XB, Stolen Motorcyles — 1 Arrested for Chop Shop

On January 7, 2013, the owners of a 2011 Scion XB contacted the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department-San Dimas Station to report that their vehicle was stolen. LASD deputies verified the theft and entered the vehicle information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder concealed in the Scion. Minutes

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