Career Criminals Often Start With Auto Theft

  • April 3, 2018
  • Will at LoJack

Auto theft is often the first crime engaged in by juvenile offenders who go on to a career of committing other crimes. Stolen vehicles are often used in burglaries, armed robberies and other crimes.

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Today’s High Tech Cars Could Drive More Auto Theft

  • February 13, 2018
  • Scott at LoJack
High Tech Cars

Many features on today’s economy car would have been expensive options on yesterday’s high-performance luxury automobile. Those high tech features can drive up the costs of a crash, and may have a chain reaction of high auto theft.

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Auto Theft Statistics

If you’ve been keeping up with LoJack, you already know that over 700,000 cars are stolen every year, according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report and over 90% of LoJack-equipped cars, trucks and SUVs are recovered, often within hours. Here are a few more interesting facts about auto theft. According to Pew Research, only 13%

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Stolen Vehicle Recovery Infographic 2017

Today, we are happy to announce the release of the 2017 Vehicle Theft Recovery Report, detailing stolen vehicle recoveries for last year. The report comes in the form of a downloadable infographic. In the 9th installment of the report, you’ll find the LoJack recovery data mirrors the trend of rising auto theft nationally, and thieves

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It might not seem obvious unless it happens to you, but the distinction between a joyrider and a professional thief is very important. Although two types of thief might use similar techniques, the crucial difference is intent: the joyrider never means to permanently deprive you of your vehicle.  Cars stolen by joyriders are often found

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LoJack Monthly Recovery Report – November Issue

  • November 6, 2017
  • Will at LoJack

Today, we released the November issue of our Monthly Recovery Report. In this issue, you’ll find two notable recovery stories involving theft from car dealerships. Like consumers, dealers need to take measures to protect themselves against loss due to auto theft. Fortunately, the dealerships highlighted in this month’s report protected their lot with the LoJack® Stolen

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  Today, we are happy to announce the release of the inaugural LoJack Monthly Recovery Report. In this month’s issue, you’ll see a number of luxury vehicles recovered in Texas, including one vehicle worth over $145,000. This should not come as a surprise, as Texas is the #2 state for auto theft in the country according to the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We

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