Car thieves ‘steal back vehicles’

April 30th, 2005

"A gang of car thieves has been selling stolen motors and then stealing them back from the new "owners", police say.
Victims have been conned into paying up to £25,000 for an executive or 4x4 car, advertised in a trade magazine."

BBC News

An example of how token based security (that is, using a pnysial item, such as a key) can fail.

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