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Auto Theft

Why Were A Third Of This Town's Cops Arrested?

AP | CHANNING JOSEPH and MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 02.26.2014 | Latino Voices

KING CITY, Calif. (AP) — Police officers in a Central California town took part in a scheme in which cars belonging to poor Hispanic people were imp...

America's Most Frequently Stolen Cars

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business

Better be extra careful if you own a 1994 Honda Accord. That car model was the most frequently stolen in the U.S. last year, according to the Natio...

10 Cities Where Your Car Is More Likely To Be Stolen

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money

Car thieves are slacking. The number of auto thefts in the U.S. fell for the eighth consecutive year last year, according to a study recently relea...

How To Steal A Car: Hack It!

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.14.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

No more jimmying doors with a Slim Jim, bricks through windows, extracting lock cylinders with a dent puller, or hot-wiring ignitions. Automobiles tod...

$94,000 BMW Stolen At Detroit Auto Show

Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT: When carmakers like BMW say they hope people find their next car at auto shows like the one in Detroit this week, this wasn't exactly what th...

Mom Refuses To Bail Out 'Spoiled' Teen Son Accused Of Car Theft

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Saturday, 17-year-old Ravontay Hutchins allegedly stole a pizza delivery driver's car outside of a restaurant in Little Italy. The teen was caught ...

Want To Stop Car Thieves? Paint Your Car Yellow

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you're looking to keep your car out of the hands of thieves, try getting a paint job. A new study based on automobile data from the Netherlands sug...