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I bought a 2nd and car from a well established garage in London. I then had the police seize the vehicle from me when I returned home, as it had a stolen engine, gearbox and wheels! The guy who part exchanged...
I am looking to buy a new car and the model I am interested in has keyless entry. My friend has warned me against this and says that he read a recent article in a national newspaper highlighting an increasing...
Recent articles in the press regarding a security flaw with late registered BMWs causes me concern. I've looked at the internet and there is a lot of information about vehicles being stolen by accessing...
Took my car to dealership who is now being investigated and has went out of business. They apparently said they had title to sell my car because they took a copy of the V5. I never left my car with them...
In response to GJ, the thing to remember is that most vehicle crime is provable and clearly defined. The evidence is usually indisputable. Other crimes, however, are not. Police have to think whether there...
My parents house was recently burgled and the car keys taken. The car was in the garage and no attempt has been made to steal it but it is obviously vulnerable. The local Ford dealer will change the...
My car was recently broken into and various items in the glove box etc. were stolen. The car was parked on my drive and locked. When I discovered the theft (my neighbour suffered the same situation and...
I may soon be moving back from law-abiding Singapore to the urban jungle of London. I love convertible motoring, having had an MG Midget in my younger days, but how resistant to break-ins or mere vandalism...
My house was broken into and the keys for my Volvo V50 stolen from my office. The car was used three days later in an armed raid and subsequently abandoned on a main road. The cars keys were not recovered...
I have recently had my car stolen and 2 things have caught me by surprise. 1) My insurer sent a "car valuer" who spent over an hour at my house, took on board the adverts I had collated of dealership...
 

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