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178 NEW CARGO CRIMES RECORD BY IIS IN MARCH

178 new cargo crime incidents were reported to TAPA EMEA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) in March 2016, continuing the upward trend since the start of the year after 92 and 132 freight thefts were recorded in January and February respectively.

Last month also saw a significant increase in the number of major cargo crimes with loss values in excess of €100,000 with 14 incidents compared to five in both of the previous two months.

MAJOR LOSSES IN MARCH

€600,000
Loss of eight pallets of perfume after thieves slashed open a curtain-sided trailer at an
unsecured parking location in Lastrup, Lower Saxony in Germany on 9 March.

€384,181
Thieves used a laser tool to cut through the lock and seal of a semi-trailer of a truck parked in an unsecured...

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