Tag Archives: car theft

Hackers still targeting high-end vehicles

Car hackers are continuing to target high-tech cars in London, warns stolen vehicle recovery expert TRACKER. The latest victim from South Kensington had their 2015 Range Rover Evoque stolen from outside their home on the 1st October. The owner realised the vehicle had been stolen when he received a movement alert from TRACKER. Immediately the police were alerted to the […]

APU helps dismantle car theft ring

A high-level, international car theft operation that focused on the theft of high value 4×4 vehicles and those equipped with keyless ignition systems, has been broken up by law enforcement agencies and anti-fraud investigators APU Ltd, part of the Automotive Insurance Solutions Group. APU’s blend of covert, fourth-generation tracking technology, forensic analysis capabilities and human intelligence expertise allowed officers from […]

Bradford men caught handling stolen car

Anti-fraud investigators at APU Ltd have helped Police in West Yorkshire convict two men of handling stolen goods. Paul Booker (30) and Akeel Hussain (28), both from Bradford, were found in possession of a stolen Vauxhall Insignia in October last year and were in the process of dismantling it for parts when they were arrested. APU used covert technology to […]

Growing fear of keyless car theft

Stolen vehicle recovery expert TRACKER has revealed that 70% of people would not consider purchasing a keyless car due to fears over its security. The research follows recent Met data which found a 6.5% rise in the number of UK car thefts in the twelve months up to March 2015. As the technology required to circumvent security systems in keyless […]