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Rising Theft of Cars Motors

Most stolen cars are stripped down within seventy two hours of being stolen. Of all the parts removed, the most valuable item to car thieves are cars motors. The cars motors serial numbers are removed and then the cars motors are sold to unsuspecting victims or they are swapped to other vehicles. Cars motors are increasing in complexity and cost, this makes cars motors all the more desirable to thieves.

Most Stolen Cars Motors By City

If you think cars motors are stolen mostly major cities, think again. According to the FBI Uniform Crime Report, the greatest increase in stolen cars motors did not occur in most of the major metropolitan areas. Instead, suburban areas had the greatest increase in the theft of cars motors, whereas most major cities and rural areas experienced decreases in stolen cars motors, other than areas near a port or by border crossing. This is due to the ease of transporting stolen cars motors and other such goods across borders and through ports.

This is a list of the top ten US metropolitan areas for stolen cars motors according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) study conducted in 2002. Of these top ten areas, nine are in or near ports or easy access to Mexican or Canadian borders.

  1. Phoenix, Arizona
  2. Fresno, California
  3. Modesto, California
  4. Stockton-Lodi, California
  5. Las Vegas, Nevada
  6. Miami, Florida
  7. Sacramento, California
  8. Oakland, California
  9. Seattle, Washington
  10. Tacoma, Washington

For some reason the West experienced the greatest increase in stolen cars motors, while the Northeast experienced the greatest decrease. Oddly enough, there's higher chances of stolen cars motors from Honda Accords in Colorado than Porsches in New York City.

Cars Motors Database has the largest stolen cars motors database. To protect yourself against purchasing stolen cars motors, run the serial number through the stolen cars motors database to be sure the cars motors haven't been reported stolen.

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