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2014 MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro Robbed in Argentina
2014 MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro Robbed in Argentina

25 Apr 2014, 08:50 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / In case you though that crashing and injuries (skipping casualties) are pretty much all that can happen to a MotoGP rider, here’s some updates for the misadventures list: being robbed and havi...

 
Thief Attacks Victim on Scooter, Causes Extremely Nasty Crash
Thief Attacks Victim on Scooter, Causes Extremely Nasty Crash

24 Apr 2014, 13:49 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Judging by the watermark in the upper right corner of the video, this outrageous rubbery takes place in an Asian country, but I’ll just skip stereotypes and won’t even try to guess which...

 
Would-Be Robbery Victim Rams Thieves on Motorbike
Would-Be Robbery Victim Rams Thieves on Motorbike

27 Jan 2014, 16:03 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Two Peruvian fellows on a motorbike attempt a mid-day jump on a pickup driver stopped at a traffic light, but this turns out to be their unlucky day. As the driver does not seem to yield to what ...

 
Watch Thief Get Trapped in smart roadster by Good Samaritans
Watch Thief Get Trapped in smart roadster by Good Samaritans

14 Oct 2013, 14:32 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / If you ever needed more proof that hard drugs hurt your intelligence in the long run, then the following news is just for you. A car thief in Great Britain was trying to steal a smart roadster w...

 
Armed Motorcycle Thief Shot by Police
Armed Motorcycle Thief Shot by Police

14 Oct 2013, 13:37 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / If there's one thing about the Brazilian Police is the fact that these guys don't seem to hesitate when they can intervene and stop a crime. And this is exactly what an armed motorcycle th...

 
Stupid Thief Uses ATV to Steal an ATM
Stupid Thief Uses ATV to Steal an ATM

7 Aug 2013, 16:28 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Watching too many movies can lead to people getting funny ideas. Unfortunately, when it comes to committing various crimes and theft, these ideas are almost all the time as dumb as it gets. It�...

 
Nigerian Car Thief Confesses: “I Love Stealing Toyotas”
Nigerian Car Thief Confesses: “I Love Stealing Toyotas”

5 Jul 2013, 15:21 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Car thieves have adapted now to steal more popular vehicles over the high end German ones, so you should double check if your Toyota is properly locked before leaving it somewhere. A 43-year-old ...

 
Tracker Reports: UK Car Thieves Love Mercedes-Benz
Tracker Reports: UK Car Thieves Love Mercedes-Benz

3 May 2013, 08:46 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / Vehicle monitoring devices maker Tracker recorded over £12.5 million (€14,8 million) worth of stolen cars last year, that were recovered using their systems. Mercedes-Benz vehicles repres...

 
Stupid UK Car Thieves Caught After Posting Cash Pictures on the Internet
Stupid UK Car Thieves Caught After Posting Cash Pictures on the Internet

26 Apr 2013, 14:31 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / These guys have to be the most idiotic and pathetic car thieves ever, shaming the “trade” by posting pictures of themselves and the stolen goods on social media websites. A gang of UK...

 
iPhone App Helps Police to Catch a Car-Thief
iPhone App Helps Police to Catch a Car-Thief

16 Apr 2013, 13:55 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / A burglar was caught after he stole some goods and a car from a couple’s house in Ormskirk, Lancashire UK, thanks to an iPhone app. The thief broke into the house, stole a laptop, an iPhone...

 
Car Thief Comes to Court in Stolen Car
Car Thief Comes to Court in Stolen Car

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Dragos Rusu / Some people out there have really got nerve! This is why laws need to be extremely harsh on repeat offenders. The news today comes from San Anselmo, California, where some guy really had the audacit...

 
Drop Your Gun or I Shoot the Car!
Drop Your Gun or I Shoot the Car!

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / This is a good one: if you were a thief and you were caught by the police while doing your number and you had to choose between a beautiful woman and an Audi R8 to hold as hostage, what would it be?...

 
Police Arrest Third-Row SUV Seats Thieves in Anaheim
Police Arrest Third-Row SUV Seats Thieves in Anaheim

25 Feb 2011, 09:05 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Thieves are everywhere and no matter how hard police try, they will always steal as many things as possible. Take these two men from Anaheim, Orange County, California for example. They used to brea...

 
Car Theft Crash Course for Little, Innocent Kids
Car Theft Crash Course for Little, Innocent Kids

26 Jan 2011, 10:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / It's a dangerous world the one we live in. Criminals, terrorists, dead fish popping all over the planet, birds falling from the sky and now the threat of a second sun rising from the heavens......

 
Stolen NAIAS 7 Series Recovered
Stolen NAIAS 7 Series Recovered

18 Jan 2011, 08:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Just as the North American International Auto Show was wrapping up the press days, on January 14, the Germans from BMW were still busy loading a brand new 7 Series, brought to Detroit to be used as ...

 
Carjacker Crashes Car to Pieces, Survives
Carjacker Crashes Car to Pieces, Survives

30 Dec 2010, 06:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Danger comes with the territory when your business is stealing other people's cars, but a good chunk of luck seems to always be there to help the crooks with a love for cars. An incident this w...

 
Stolen 1973 Camaro Recovered After 27 Years
Stolen 1973 Camaro Recovered After 27 Years

10 Dec 2010, 11:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / This is for all you guys out there who at one point lost your car to the clever hands of thieves: never give up hope. Who knows, decades after it was stolen, your four-wheeled beauty might find its ...

 
Low Tech Anti-Car Theft Tips
Low Tech Anti-Car Theft Tips

30 Nov 2010, 12:10 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The holiday season is approaching and the last thing on anybody's mind is how to keep his/her car from getting stolen. Every year, the holiday season is the busiest for car thieves and the numb...

 
Man Steals Car from Showroom Floor
Man Steals Car from Showroom Floor

29 Nov 2010, 07:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Talk about a thief with big... well, you know. A man from Albany, Georgia, who goes by the name of Jacory Phillips, decided not to take his chances by stealing an used car and went for a brand new,...

 
BMW Employee Steals EUR3M Worth of Seats
BMW Employee Steals EUR3M Worth of Seats

28 Nov 2010, 12:16 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / It's an automotive student's biggest dream: get employed by a German car manufacturer. Apparently though, that dream kinda fades away as time passes and the material rewards appear not to ...