Thursday, June 22, 2006

Thieves Targeting GPS Units in Cars

Richard Willing writes in USA Today:

Thieves might not want to steal your car as much as the high-tech stuff you carry in it — digital BlackBerries, iPods and especially your fancy GPS system, according to the FBI.

The most recent crime statistics show that motor vehicle theft last year remained nearly the same as in 2004. But thefts of parts and accessories from vehicles, including high-intensity xenon headlights and Global Positioning System devices, has jumped 30% since 2000, the FBI reports.

More here.


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