Tag : theft

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Car theft skyrockets thanks to rising parts prices

But the National Insurance Crime Bureau finds that those components come with a rising price tag, leading to expensive repair bills — and rising vehicle thefts to support a thriving black market for parts.A 2016 Nissan Altima had 14 standard parts worth more than $14,000, including a single headlamp assembly that costs just over $1,000.

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Here's how 'Grand Theft Auto' tricks players into believing its fantastical version of Los Angeles

Rockstar Games"Grand Theft Auto V" has a massive world for players to explore.A new video offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the strings being pulled by the game's developers to fool players.

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Trial Over Theft of Wind Technology Spotlights U.S.-China Tensions

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A dispute over the alleged theft of wind-turbine technology is slated to go to trial in Wisconsin on Monday in a test case for intellectual-property battles between the U.

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Trump tipping rule raises fear of legal wage theft

A new Trump administration rule would allow employers to distribute servers’ tips to back-of-house employees (Helen H.Groups like the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association assert that this rule “would help decrease wage disparities between front-of-house and back-of-house employees.

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Bitcoin Falls After $31 Million Theft of Cryptocurrency Tether

19 and sent to an unauthorized bitcoin address, according to an announcement on the company’s website posted on Tuesday.The stolen tokens will not be redeemed, and the company is trying to prevent them from entering the ecosystem, it added.

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Three UCLA Players Remain in China Amid Theft Probe

Rest of college’s basketball team returns to U.after trip that was to be a sign of Sino-U.

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Bike anti-theft measures

And yet I don't think I've ever known a more secure locking arrangement than this.Preventing theft

In my experience the best option to prevent theft is to have a somewhat decent lock, lock the bike to some object, and have an ordinary bike of medium quality.

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North Korean Cybercriminals Implicated in Taiwan Bank Theft

Attack bears ‘hallmarks’ of Lazarus group, cybersecurity firm says




















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How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

The Equifax breach not only exposed sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans, but it also underscored the huge and largely unaddressed vulnerabilities that make widespread identity theft possible.Experts have warned for years that the widespread use of Social Security numbers, lax corporate security and even looser individual password practices could lead to an identity-theft apocalypse.

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One small theft for a boy, and a giant leap for mankind

The founding fathers of the English public school couldn't have known they were creating not only extra work for psychoanalysts but also an entire literary genre.The eastern bloc may have had political satire, but we have the public school parable, a canon of sadistic abuse among rolling hills.

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Oscar theft suspect walks free - for now

He remains at large, said LA County spokesmen, "pending further investigation".Meanwhile, his suspected partner in crime, Roadway Express driver Lawrence Ledent, 38, continues to cool his heels in prison.

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The best theft scene

A masked figure silently enters the study of Sir Te through the window.Once inside, they swiftly locate the ancient Green Destiny sword which has been left in Te's safekeeping.

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Film world fears another Oscars theft

They did not win Oscars as best film.And with barely a week to go until this year's envelopes are opened, the traditional examination of "stolen" Oscars is under way again.

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£35m art theft from Spain's richest woman

A multi-million pound art collection including works by Goya and Bruegel has been ransacked in a midnight raid on the home of Spain's richest woman, the aristocratic and glamorous construction company owner, Esther Koplowitz.The works, stolen on Wednesday, were jointly valued at up to $50m (£35m) but police said they were so well known that they were "unsaleable" on the open market.

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The Theft of Sita

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In brief: Ryder pleads not guilty to theft charges

Winona Ryder yesterday pleaded innocent to charges of shoplifting and being in possession of painkillers without a prescription, the Los Angeles district attorney's office has confirmed.Ewan McGregor and Kate Winslet were yesterday named the best British actor and actress at the annual Empire magazine film awards.

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French waiter admits mass art theft

A 31-year-old French waiter has confessed to stealing 239 art treasures worth tens of millions of pounds from 172 museums and antique shops in seven European countries, prosecutors said yesterday.Mrs Breitwieser also threw 109 artefacts, including jewellery, statuettes, silverware, bronzes and antique watches, into a nearby canal.

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Museum gem theft dazzles Dutch police

A gang of particularly adroit thieves had no need of a Dutch science museum's tips on how to tell real diamonds from fakes when they made off with a king's ransom of its most precious exhibits yesterday.A spokesman for Buckingham Palace said no British royal jewellery was on show in the Hague.

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Ryder avoids jail over theft conviction

The actor Winona Ryder was sentenced to 36 months probation for shoplifting today.As expected, Ryder was not given a custodial sentence for stealing over $6,000 worth of goods from a Beverley Hills department store last year.

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Waiter jailed for art theft spree across Europe

A French waiter accused of stealing hundreds of old masters and other works of art worth millions of pounds from European museums was jailed for four years yesterday by a Swiss court.The sentence applies only to the Swiss portion of Stephane Breitwieser's crimes: the theft of 69 items.