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Attempted Car Theft at Dealership by a 10-Year-Old

Posted by Norm Charney on May 23, 2018

Car theft is a problem that plagues auto dealerships across North America, so hearing about a stolen car on the nightly news is not groundbreaking. It is, however, when the culprit is in the fourth grade. According to an NBC 4 article, the suspect and mastermind of an attempted…

Car Video Security Could Have Prevented $250,000 Car Theft in Georgia

Posted by Norm Charney on April 18, 2018

Car video security is important to high-end dealerships. It can help protect assets and employees from assault, burglary, and theft. If this Audi dealership had car video security, it could have prevented a car theft at this Georgia property . Thieves drove two cars worth a…

Tire and Trailer Theft at Michigan Car Dealership

Posted by Norm Charney on February 28, 2018

Car dealerships, even in rural areas, are targets for thieves, as a Wexford County, Michigan dealership regretfully learned last month. Video surveillance alone wasn't adequate protection against tire and trailer theft. The attack on the car dealership, said reporters, left…

Security Video Shows Chemical Damage at a Seattle Car Dealership

Posted by Norm Charney on February 19, 2018

Security video can be effective when used as evidence in identifying a suspect after a crime has occurred. It can't, however, do much on its own to deter a crime in progress. A used car dealership in Seattle learned this lesson the hard way. Seattle Police are looking for…

Car Dealer Security Measures to Decrease False Claims

Posted by Norm Charney on February 7, 2018

Auto dealership owners and managers need to increase their car dealer security to protect their assets and business. Protecting a dealership from false claims, like fake injuries, incorrect business practices, and car damage, is one facet of security that often gets overlooked.…

Dealer Auto Theft Victims Increasing in Chicago Area

Posted by Norm Charney on January 17, 2018

Dealer auto theft cases increased rapidly in a span of five months in the Chicago, Illinois area. In one month, thieves stole more than 80 luxury cars. ABC 7 reported the cars were part of a Chicago theft ring that included four different gangs from the south side. At 12:15…

3 Auto Dealership Security Measures to Battle False Claims

Posted by Norm Charney on January 10, 2018

Auto dealership security encompasses more than just a security guard patrolling the car dealership. It can also include accountability, surveillance cameras, and collaborative efforts with security professionals. These additional tips can help protect your car dealership from…

Daytime Car Theft Prevention Needed for Luxury Car Dealership in Salt Lake City

Posted by Norm Charney on January 1, 2018

A better daytime car theft prevention system could have protected the assets of a Porsche dealership in Salt Lake City, Utah. A thief stole an expensive sports car in broad daylight. Daytime Car Theft Prevention: A Necessity On A Sunday Afternoon This car theft incident occurred…