Everyone likes to get something extra for their effort.  There’s nothing better than a solid pay-off for hard work. For this month’s notable commercial recoveries of the month, we will feature two cases from the state of Florida in which law enforcement officers received double the reward for their efforts. While the circumstances surrounding each

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Prioritize Theft Prevention and Recovery this Summer The most recent construction theft report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and the National Equipment Register (NER) suggests the total value of heavy equipment stolen in 2014 was close to $300 million, a staggering sum that led these associations to conclude, “By frequency of loss, theft

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CANTON, MA – July 15, 2014 – Today LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) released new data originating from the Company’s annual Construction Equipment Theft and Recovery in the United States study. LoJack’s annual study and accompanying infographic reviews theft trends specific to construction equipment and tools equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System. Many equipment owners and

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      Nashville, TN. Jan 02, 2014 7:44 PM EST – High-tech (LoJack) tracking equipment led law enforcement agencies to some pricey stolen construction equipment. Officials said the Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division were able to track down two stolen mini excavators on December 26. One was found stolen from a

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A local paving company left their 2005 John Deere Mini-excavator at a construction site in New Britain on a Friday afternoon. They returned on Tuesday and the excavator was gone. After determining that it was stolen they notified the police. The New Britain Police Department were called and it was their routine entry of the

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On September 10, 2012 the caretaker of a 1999 Ford F-350 contacted the Livonia Police Department to report  that the vehicle was stolen from a job site over the weekend. The vehicle is owned by a Michigan based construction company that equips all of their trucks, trailers, vans and commercial equipment with LoJack. The stolen

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On August 31, 2012 the owner of a 2011 Magnum Light Tower contacted the Rockwall Police Department to report that their light tower was stolen from a jobsite in Rockwall. The Rockwall Police Department verified the theft and entered the equipment’s information into the state and federal crime computers, which automatically activated the LoJack transponder

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On August 27, 2012 a construction site foreman contacted the Harris County Sheriff’s Department to report two stolen 2011 Trailer Light Towers. He was renting the equipment from a rental company and they had been stolen from the job site. Harris County Sheriff’s Department verified the theft and entered the equipment information into the state

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When workers arrived at their jobsite on Monday, June 18th, they discovered that their 2006 Lincoln Welder was missing. The owners contacted the Phoenix Police Department to report the stolen construction equipment. The stolen welder’s information was then entered into the NCIC police computer. This routine police action automatically activated the LoJack  transponder concealed on

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