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Car Cloners Create Fake VINs to Hide Stolen Vehicles

More than 1,000 cars, including a set of luxury vehicles in Maryland and Virginia, have been stolen by suspected “car cloners” in the past six years, according to a review of FBI and police reports by the News4 I-Team. “Car cloning” is a profitable and sophisticated form of car theft in which thieves mask the

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LoJack® System Helps Prince George’s County Police Department Recover Stolen Mercedes

The owner of a 2013 Mercedes Benz C-250 contacted the Prince George’s County Police Department to report that their vehicle was stolen from their home.  The Mercedes engine was running with keys in the ignition and unattended in the District Heights area of Prince Georges County, Maryland. The Prince George’s County PD verified the theft

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The LoJack® System Helps Arlington, Virginia Police Recover Stolen Honda CBR600RR Motorcycle

We all remember playing ‘Hide and Seek’ when we were young. Crooks like to play a different version of this old favorite- ‘Steal and Hide’. They take someone else’s car, truck, motorcycle or van and store it out of sight- in a garage, under a tarp, or adjacent to an abandoned business or residence- to

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LoJack Corporation Helps Durham Police Uncover Chop Shop; 24 Stolen Vehicles Recovered

For Immediate Release: September 27, 2012 Chop Shop Operation                                                               Durham police officers located a large chop shop operation in a warehouse at 706 Ellis Road earlier this week. One person – Samer Fakhri Othman, 35, of Green Hollows Lane in Durham – was arrested today and charged in connection with the case. Officers discovered

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Stolen Maserati Gran Turismo Recovered by Police 3,000 Miles Away

On February 24, 2012, an automotive dealership in Alexandria, Virginia discovered that one of their customers paid for a 2008 Maserati Gran Turismo with a fraudulent check and identification.  Unfortunately, the dealership didn’t realize the fraudulent activity until after the vehicle was transported to California at the request of the “customer.”  They reported this incident

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Fairfax County Sheriff’s Department Uses LoJack to Track and Recover Stolen Infiniti G350 in Less Than Four Hours

On September 13, 2011, the owner of a 2005 Infiniti G350 reported their vehicle stolen from Falls Church, Virginia.  An officer responded to the scene, conducted a preliminary investigation and completed a vehicle theft report.  All of the vehicle information was entered into the Virginia Crime Information Network. Within a short period of time, detectives from

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