Motor Vehicle Theft | South China Morning Post
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Motor Vehicle Theft

Thieves holding van owners to ransom

'Pay up or we will torch your vehicle'

Thieves are demanding owners of stolen goods vans pay ransoms of up to HK$30,000 or they will burn the vehicles.

Sunday, 21 October, 2007, 12:00am

Police anxious for information on thefts of three cars

Updated at 5.04pm: Police on Thursday were appealing for information on a daring robbery ? in which three private cars were stolen from an exhibition car park at Yuen Long on Tuesday.

A police spokesman said the thefts occurred about 8.30am on Tuesday, when a grey-coloured private car suddenly entered the car park at Tai Sang Wai on Yau Pok Road driving at high speed.

2 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Gone in 60 seconds

HONG KONG DRIVERS had better keep an eye on their cars over the next three days, say the British motoring organisation the RAC Foundation and the Hong Hong Police.

22 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Gangs stealing cars to meet mainland 'order'

STEAL-to-order car theft gangs are back at work - with more than 30 vehicles disappearing last week alone - despite a successful police clampdown earlier this year.

9 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

HK link to credit card car thefts

POLICE in Canada are investigating a counterfeit credit card operation in Hong Kong which is being used to fund a multi-million-dollar car smuggling ring in Montreal.

7 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Ban fails to end car smuggling

A BAN on right-hand drive vehicles in China has failed to stop the outflow of stolen cars from Hongkong as mainlanders find ways to avoid detection.

The mainland market continues to be lucrative, according to one source, despite the fact that Chinese authorities have stopped registering, or issuing licences for, right-hand drive cars.

23 Mar 1993 - 12:00am