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A Chevrolet Corvette stolen over 40 years ago might be on its way to a police auction, but the original owner is trying to get the car back.

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An enthusiast Christmas story: Salinas, California resident Lynda Alsip bought a 1967 Ford Mustang in 1984 when she was 17 years old, but it was stolen from her two years later. This year, the California Highway Patrol reunited her with her first car after a man tried to register it at the DMV.

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There're a lot of things to worry about concerning your vehicle, like getting the oil changed and keeping the tires at proper pressures, but based on the latest data from the FBI, auto theft doesn't necessarily have to be one of them. According to statistics released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, 2013 showed the lowest number of stolen cars since 1967.

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Barely six months into owning it, Ivan Schneider had his Jaguar E-Type stolen from outside of his Manhattan apartment in 1968. Now, 46 years later, the somewhat beat-up convertible has been recovered just before it was about to be shipped to a new owner in The Netherlands.

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Ivan Schneider's convertible was found on a cargo ship headed to Europe

Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love.

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Last year there was an eight-way tie for "least-stolen."

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"Why wouldn't the cops get our car? It's very mind boggling." – Jackie White.

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Near-perfect imposters are on the road every day

That government service truck you passed the other day might not have been as official a vehicle as you thought. Rather, it could have been an impeccably disguised drug mule.

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Technology and lack of profit keep car thieves away

Tesla owners are some of the most satisfied car owners in America, and now they have even more reason to love their Model S.

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A weekend rental of a Ford Mustang GT Convertible sounds like a nice, relaxing way to burn some gas, but one Nova Scotia woman's two-day rental is turning into a months-long headache. In early October, Kristen Cockerill picked up the Mustang from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and she returned it the following day as stipulated by the rental contract. Unfortunately, she dropped the car off on a Sunday – a day on which the particular Enterprise office is closed – and the car ended up being st

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Judging by his collection of cars, blues musician Kenny Wayne Shepherd (shown above, at left, with fellow musician George Thorogood) is an enthusiast of classic Dodge muscle cars, so it's no surprise that he is an active member of Mopar-related online communities. When his 1972 Dodge Charger turned up missing from an LA-area warehouse last Wednesday, Shepherd took to the forums of Moparts.org in an attempt to get the word out in hopes of recovering his custom classic.

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Now her car has been impounded as evidence against dealer

A multi-state car theft scam is leaving car owners without their rides years after they made their purchase.

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The gadget has been discovered to be a $5 piece of technology

Police are finally starting to catch up to crafty thieves who are using a cheap wireless fob to hack into cars. The device, which has been used in other break-ins around the world, had confounded authorities until now.

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Of all the bragging rights that volley back and forth between Mustang and Camaro owners, there is one category that most owners probably don't want to be tops in: theft. The National Insurance Crime Bureau released a top 10 list for thefts of sporty cars for the 2010 to 2012 model years between January 2009 and December 2012, and it found that the Camaro was the most stolen with 1,509 reported thefts.

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Police using new tracking technology to reduce crime rates

A car thief was caught red – or rather green – handed after attempting to steal from a car fitted with an anti-theft device.

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Thieves carried out what appears to be a movie-script-perfect robbery of a bank in Sydney, Australia late on Friday morning, using two stolen high-performance vehicles in the process.

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Crime spree ends after suspect crashes into three cars

A woman in Fayetteville, N.C., slipped from the grasp of a police officer and stole his cruiser on Labor Day. Police responded to calls of a suspicious person with a weapon.

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Take a few preventative measures to avoid becoming a statistic

Labor Day is one of the top five holidays of the year for stolen vehicles, according to data from the National Crime Bureau. In 2011, the most recent year for which data is available, these five holidays combined saw a remarkable 10,543 thefts.

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The weeklong festivities that take place in Monterey, CA for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance draw in some of the finest cars from around the world. Unfortunately, these events also seem to be drawing in some opportunistic lowlifes looking to score to some high-dollar hardware the easy way. In this case, four classic Chevy cars were stolen over the weekend of August 17th.

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Want further proof that car thieves are the scum of the Earth? Some crooks in Sweden made off with a prized Volvo - the very first production P1800. The P1800, a two-door coupe, is a classic that's been growing in popularity over the years, thanks in no small part to its gorgeous sheetmetal.

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Former football player caught returning to the scene of the crime

A Colorado woman had just finished reporting her car stolen when it literally crossed her path.

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