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15Stolen first production Volvo P1800 recovered

Late last month, we told you about a 1961 Volvo P1800 that had been stolen in Sweden. The thought of losing a classic coupe to an unscrupulous thief is troubling enough, but this wasn't just any P1800 – it was the very first production example minted, and the restored red-over-white two-door was owned by the vice president of the Swedish P1800 Club to boot. Chassis Number Two was pilfered from a Stockholm lockup on either August 21 or 22, and the theft triggered an international hunt of so

1Gone for 60 months: Swindling classic car collector gets five years

Nicholas Cage may have stolen a bunch of cars in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds, but in real life, he's like a lot of really rich and famous people in that he collects classic cars. Back in 2004, Cage sold three of his Ferraris and a Cobra, but $300,000 of the proceeds were never returned. The shady character that brokered the sale, Peter Brotman, got tangled in quite the web of deceit after bilking Willow Grove Bank out of $950,000 on top of the $300k taken from Cage.

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