Man Steals Cement Truck, Hits Vehicles at Michigan GM Facility

Article 0 Comments Authorities say a person is in custody after driving a stolen cement truck through a locked gate at a General Motors facility in mid-Michigan and hitting several parked vehicles. The Eaton County sheriff’s office says no one was injured in the early Thursday collisions in Delta Township, […]

Thefts, Scams of Cryptocurrencies Surge 400% to $1.7 Billion in 2018

Article 0 Comments Cryptocurrencies stolen from exchanges and scammed from investors surged more than 400 percent in 2018 to around $1.7 billion, according to a report from U.S.-based cyber security firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. Of the $1.7 billion, the report, which looks at criminal activity in the digital currency […]

Arrest Made in $1.4M Florida Comic Book Heist

Article 0 Comments A few comic books from a stolen Batman collection worth $1.4 million have been recovered after an arrest in Arizona. News station ABC-15 in Phoenix reports that police charged Phillip Weisbauer of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, with theft and trafficking in stolen property after he tried to […]

$20K Worth of Tools Stolen from Rhode Island Habitat for Humanity Home

Article 0 Comments About $20,000 worth of tools has been stolen from a Habitat for Humanity home under construction in Rhode Island. The organization’s fundraising director says locks were broken on a construction trailer at the site in Exeter between last Monday evening and Tuesday morning, and everything inside was […]

Reward Upped to $20K for Artifacts Stolen in 1980 from University of Alabama

Article 0 Comments The reward for information leading to the recovery of more 260 artifacts stolen from the University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park decades ago has been increased from $15,000 to $20,000. Dr. Jim Knight, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Alabama in Moundville, said several private […]

Vermont School District Says $50K Stolen Electronically

Article 0 Comments A Vermont school district says $50,000 was stolen electronically from one of its bank accounts. Cindy Brownell, the board chair of the Pownal Elementary School District, says officials believe the theft occurred from outside the country, but they don’t know when or how it was done. The […]

Fine Art Theft Is Relatively Easy – but Selling Stolen Art Is Almost Impossible

Article 0 Comments Ten days ago, a Banksy print valued at about $40,000 was stolen from a Canadian exhibit of the artist’s work. It was a seemingly effortless crime—a man walked in, took the work off the wall, and walked out—but then, most art crimes are. The heavy lifting comes […]