Car theft
Motor vehicle theft (sometimes referred to as grand theft auto by the media and police departments in the US) is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a car. Nationwide in the US in 2005...
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TWOC
TWOC is an acronym standing for Taking Without Owner's Consent. Synonyms used by police in the UK include UTMV: Unauthorised Taking of a Motor Vehicle, and TADA or TDA: Taking and Driving Away. TWOC...
Jones v. United States (1999)
Jones v. United States, 526 U.S. 227 (1999) is a United States Supreme Court case interpreted the federal carjacking statute, 18 U.S.C. § 2119, to set forth three distinct crimes, each w...
Jones v. United States (1999) - Wikipedia
Miracle cars scam
The miracle cars scam was an advance fee fraud that ran from 1997 to 2002. It was one of the largest advance fee frauds in world history, as well as the largest automobile fraud in American history. ...
Odometer fraud
Odometer fraud, also referred to as "busting miles" (United States) or "clocking" (UK and Ireland), is the illegal practice of rolling back odometers to make it appear that vehicles have lower mileage...
Emmy (Albanian singer)
Elsina Hidersha (15 March 1989 – 28 February 2011), better known by her stage name Emmy, was an Albanian singer. Her most notable hits were "Pse të dua ty", "A ma jep", "Rastësisht u pa...
Motor vehicle theft
Motor vehicle theft (sometimes referred to as grand theft auto by the media and police departments in the US) is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a car. Nationwide in the US in 2005...
Motor vehicle theft - Wikipedia
August 2010 West Bank shooting attack
The August 2010 West Bank shooting attack was an attack near the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba in the occupied West bank, carried out by Hamas militants. Four Israeli settlers were killed after gu...
Drive-by shooting
The tactic of drive-by shooting originated when assailants would ride up to their targets on horseback, shoot them with wheellock pistols and then ride off before they could be apprehended, though the...
Vehicular homicide
Vehicular homicide is a crime that, in general, involves the death of an individual other than the driver as a result of either criminally negligent or murderous operation of a vehicle. The former cas...
LoJack
The LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System is an aftermarket vehicle tracking system that allows vehicles to be tracked by police, with the aim of recovering them in case of theft. The manufacturer cla...
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Cut and shut
A lemon is a (often new) car that is found to be defective only after it has been bought. Any vehicle with numerous, severe issues can be termed so and, by extension, so can any product with flaws too...
2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting
The 2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting took place on June 1, 2009, when the American Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, born Carlos Leon Bledsoe, opened fire with a rifle in a drive-by shooting on ...
2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting - Wikipedia
Bait car
A bait car, also called a hot car, is a vehicle used by law enforcement agencies to capture car thieves or thieves who steal items from cars. The vehicles are modified with audio/video surveillance te...
Bait car - Wikipedia
Ninja rocks
Ninja rocks are broken shards of spark plugs formed by smashing the ceramic portion of the spark plug with a hammer or other large object. Since they can quickly and quietly fracture the glass side w...
Anchorage paintball attacks
The Anchorage paintball attacks of January 14, 2001 were a series of pre-meditated and racially motivated drive-by shootings targeted at Alaska Natives in downtown Anchorage that night. These attacks,...
Causing death by dangerous driving
Causing death by dangerous driving is a statutory offence in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is an aggravated form of dangerous driving. It is currently created by section 1 of th...
Slim Jim (lock pick)
A slim jim (more technically known as a lockout tool) is a thin strip of metal (usually spring steel) roughly 60 centimetres (24 in) long and about 2–4 centimetres (0.79–1.57 in) wide origin...
Slim Jim (lock pick) - Wikipedia