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10 indicted in decade-long cargo theft operation, will be tried in February

| January 16, 2014

Ten men have been indicted on charges of conspiracy and theft for allegedly stealing nearly $1 million in trucks, trailers and cargo in a period of more than 10 years, and their trial is set ...

5 tips to prevent cargo theft (and how to handle someone tailing you)

| December 27, 2013

What are some steps you can take to prevent becoming a victim of cargo theft? And how should you react if you think you're being tailed? Here are five things you can do to protect ...

Number of cargo theft incidents falls while load value jumps, FreightWatch reports

| December 20, 2013

The number of cargo thefts recorded in the rolling quarter between September and November was 222 — an 8 percent jump from the prior quarter (June-August), but a small decrease from the prior rolling three ...

National Association of Independent Truckers founder indicted for tax evasion

| December 18, 2013

A federal grand jury has indicted a high-profile entrepreneur and former trucking insurance leader for more than $7 million in tax evasion.

Vampire-obsessed trucker accused of kidnapping female relative for 6 months

| December 03, 2013

Cargo theft value per load rises while number of thefts declines

| November 26, 2013

The number of cargo thefts in the U.S. from August to October fell 9 percent from the previous rolling quarter to 212, but the average value lost per load was $256,586, according to FreightWatch International.

N.Y. indicts 11 DMV employees for CDL testing fraud

| November 15, 2013

Eleven employees of New York’s Department of Motor Vehicles have received indictments for participation in a fraudulent CDL testing scheme.

Cargo theft frequency up in 3Q, value per load down

| October 23, 2013

Loads of food, electronics and appliances remain hot. Theft of trailer and theft from trailer remain the most common form of thefts.

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