CRIME&SECURITY

Fraud Alert: Important Message to Our Readers

Dear Motorists, fleet operator, auto enthusiast, auto industry stakeholders and our general reading public in Nigeria and rest of the world, please be aware that there are fraudsters out there, bent on nicking your hard earned money. They are doing everything to have easy access to your bank account. These people sound plausible and honest; they are not. Their mode ...

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Two Toyota Camry Reported Stolen

The following vehicles have been reported stolen from different locations in the country. Detailed information about the vehicles mailed to Motoring World recently are listed below:  A gold Toyota Camry 2000 model with Reg. number: MUS439CA and chasis number: JT2BG22K4Y0441472 was stolen where it was parked at the premises of Yaba College of Technology, Yaba Lagos on the 7th of October, ...

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FRSC Recover 75 Stolen Vehicles

…Harps on Integrity of the National Identification Scheme With the efficiency introduced into the management of the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS) through the integrity of the number plates, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been able to recover seventy five (75) stolen vehicles this year at its registration centres across the country. This was disclosed by the Corps ...

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Car theft: Nigerian Police Begins Stop, Search Operation

The Police Command in the Nigerian Federal Capital city, Abuja, FCT has concluded plans to embark on rigorous stop-and-search operation to check rising cases of car theft in the territory. The command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. “The command is going to embark on vigorous stop-and-search operation along the highways of the ...

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Tourists Vacate South Africa after Armed Bus Robbery Attack

A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday in a brazen heist while traveling from Johannesburg’s main international airport to their hotel, officials said. The incident is an embarrassment for South Africa, a country keen to promote itself as a tourist destination but scarred by violent ...

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Tracker Recovers Over Half A Million Pounds Worth of Stolen Caravans

…As Latest Figures Show 52% Increase in Number of Thefts With the number of caravans thefts increasing by 52% within a year*, TRACKER, stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) expert, is urging owners to ramp up their security this summer. In June alone TRACKER recovered eight stolen caravans worth a total of £75,000. The most recent recovery was a Swift Eccles Sport ...

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Bombing of Syrian bus convoy kills dozens outside Aleppo

A bomb blast hit a bus convoy waiting to cross into government-held Aleppo in Syria on Saturday, killing dozens of people evacuated from two Shi’ite villages the day before in a deal between warring sides. The agreement had stalled, leaving thousands of people from both government-besieged and rebel-besieged areas stranded at two transit points on the city’s outskirts, before the ...

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Driver Faces Terrorism Charges after Speeding through Pedestrian Shopping Street

A man who sped a car down a pedestrian shopping street in Antwerp has been charged with attempted terrorist murder, Belgium’s federal prosecutors said on Friday. No one was injured in the incident, but authorities said pedestrians had to jump out of the way and police found knives in the vehicle of 39-year-old Mohamed R., a French resident of North ...

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