IEDs Being Used to Steal From Veterans
March 27, 2018
Veterans appear to be the latest targets for a crime that's baffled law enforcement agencies everywhere. Lately, the criminals particularly like VAMCs, CBOCs, Vet Centers, and Regional Offices parking lots to commit their crimes. All over America, these sophisticated criminals are using improvised electronic devices (IED) to electronically unlock vehicles and steal whatever they find inside.
While cars are becoming increasingly high-tech, the thieves looking to steal them or the contents inside, are too.
A CBC Marketplace investigation reveals modern car thieves can bypass even advanced built-in security systems to break into your car.
Known as electronic car theft, this new crime wave is challenging police, who have sometimes been stumped by the sophisticated new methods.