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#1 ljs4

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 12:47 PM

 

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#2 Gerbil367

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 01:17 PM

Noo!  I reallyhope that its found safe.



#3 FlyingScot

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 01:23 PM

Ah crap, this is happening too much. Sad times, let's hope she is found.

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#4 Miniminx71

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 02:08 PM

It's getting ridiculous. I was reading earlier about a gang of Eastern Europeans who are to blame for a huge amount of vehicle thefts. The thing is, they have to get these cars or parts out of the country - to Africa and Cyprus. If the authorities can crack how they check shipping containers for stolen cars and parts, they would be getting somewhere. Any UK registered vehicle found in a container must be investigated thoroughly by double-checking with the police stolen vehicle database - even if the paperwork appears to be in order. It just seems too easy for these criminals to hide a car behind some mattresses and send it on its way.



#5 FlyingScot

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 02:11 PM

Only a very small amount of containers are physically checked.....

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#6 Miniminx71

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Posted 06 February 2015 - 02:21 PM

Only a very small amount of containers are physically checked.....

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Exactly. It seems they spend millions hunting down and prosecuting these criminal gangs instead of actually putting the effort and investment into preventing the core theft aim - selling the cars/engines abroad.



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Posted 07 February 2015 - 03:45 PM

Very sad - i live in this area and i've clocked this min on occasions. Probably just as well my mini is laid up based on the number going missing these days....

Doubtful this will have been exported by a gang. The serious organised gangs tend to seek out keys and high value stuff - especially cars which are suitable for use poor quality road surfaces i.e. not Minis...

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 04:33 PM

Someone in Kent must know who is doing this?

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Posted 11 February 2015 - 10:08 AM

Late last night I had to go an move my mini and chase of 3 blokes because they were looking around my mini with torches! It was only about 9ish. I couldn't beleive how brave they were being especially as it was parked on my neighbours drive two doors up and they have a raised drive directly in front of there window and there blinds were open! I'm also in Kent....

#10 minimanclive

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Posted 11 February 2015 - 08:31 PM

http://www.miniworld...among-us-part-2

#11 limby2000

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 09:19 AM

Too true, the culprits are probably among us!.

#12 666junky

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 10:08 AM

There is an mpi breaking on ebay... pretty much every part and all in good nick, by the same seller that doesnt look like a mini specialist :/

#13 Gerbil367

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 01:20 PM

These morons just have no thought for anyone - they will know how much time, effort and money has been put into the classics they steal - I bet they wouldnt be so 'clever' if they were outed at something like L2B as the thieving rat bags that they are (only because they would probably get a good and deserved shoeing!!)



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Posted 13 February 2015 - 02:35 PM

These morons just have no thought for anyone - they will know how much time, effort and money has been put into the classics they steal - I bet they wouldnt be so 'clever' if they were outed at something like L2B as the thieving rat bags that they are (only because they would probably get a good and deserved shoeing!!)

With a torque wrench around the head preferably! :xxx:



#15 Wise Old Elf

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 07:32 PM

Someone in Kent must know who is doing this?

 

 

Seen Minimanclive's link. Very worrying if you are in Kent :(

 

 

http://www.miniworld...among-us-part-2


Edited by Wise Old Elf, 13 February 2015 - 07:34 PM.





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