Monthly Archives: July 2017

Why some car-theft victims feel like they have been victimized twice

Erin dos Santos suffered twice: when her 1997 Honda Civic was stolen;  and when she received the recovery, towing and storage bill for her car. The Riverside, California resident was charged $245 for the tow and $100 in storage. Santos – and the thousands of other Californians who have their vehicles stolen each year – could […]

Boat theft: cottage owners get a nasty shock

Spring time means getting boats, campers, trailers and motocycles ready for fun in the warm weather. That is, if it hasn’t been stolen. Unfortunately, many people are discovering that their recreational vehicles are missing from remote storage sheds, parking lots and cottages. Thieves have been hooking up and driven away with hundreds of thousands of […]