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- High wave robbery. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;3/19/2004, Issue 5380, p22
Delves into the issue of furniture imports and cargo theft in Asia. Strategies employed by pirates to conceal their illegal activities; Discovery of terrorists who are into this organized piracy scheme; Possibility that even an intelligence threat to these shipping lanes could move war...
- Stolen cargo seized. // Overdrive;Dec94, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p17
Reports that a hijacking in Vernon, California led to the recovery of one million dollars in merchandise from stolen truck trailers. Tracking of the stolen rig to a restaurant; Cargo Criminal Apprehension Team (CAT); Recovery of stolen merchandise since 1990 nearing $84 million.
- Cargo theft causing loads of problems. Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance;9/25/95, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p3
Discusses the prevalence of cargo theft. Modus operandi; Annual losses of several billion dollars; Increased concern from risk managers, insurers and investigators; Difficulty of making precise loss estimates; High-risk areas; Special risk of moving goods through Los Angeles, California; Boom...
- Cargo CATs stalking cargo thieves. Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance;9/25/95, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p12
Describes the Cargo Criminal Apprehension Team (Cargo CAT), a multijurisdictional law enforcement team in Los Angeles, California that pursue cargo thieves. Law enforcement agencies represented in Cargo CAT; Receipt of contributions from insurers and trucking companies to pay for informants and...
- Cargo theft spawns other losses. Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance;9/25/95, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p14
Describes the losses faced by companies that can result from cargo theft. Physical damage losses; Increased worker's compensation exposure; Cargo liability policies' refusal to cover a loss resulting from employee theft; Damaged reputation of carrier; Deaths; Intimidation of employees to...
- World trade is threatened by rising cargo crime. Cottrill, Ken // USA Today Magazine;Mar96, Vol. 124 Issue 2610, p28
Focuses on concern over the growing volume of cargo losses through theft. Effect on countless businesses and the American consumer; Prime targets; Potential profits for organized crime; Claims process; Efforts to crack down on cargo crime.
- Cargo thieves nabbed. Harrington, John // Crain's New York Business;8/8/94, Vol. 10 Issue 32, p30
Reports on the arrest of suspects in connection with the pilferage of warehouse merchandise around John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.
- Rising cargo crimes plague distributors. Rettig, Ellen // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/06/98, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p20A
Reports on the proposal to impose more stringent penalties for cargo theft offenses in the United States. Statement of a National Cargo Security Council spokesman; Example of the encounters of Laker Express Inc.; Tips from experts.
- Vanishing cargo. Kahaner, Larry // Fleet Owner;Jun97, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on cargo theft and its impact on the trucking industry in the United States. History of cargo theft; Reason carriers did not report cargo thefts; Belief that sophisticated gangs organize cargo thefts; Slow response of law enforcement to the problem.