Making a Killing: Cult-turned crime syndicate implicated in Ontario car-theft ring

Toronto, Ontario — A recent report by a Canadian financial intelligence unit has identified Black Axe as one of the groups involved in the recent surge of stolen vehicles exportation and the illegal sale of their parts. These thefts are part of a wider operation by the international crime group, whose portfolio involves mass fraud, […]

Marked for Theft: Apple AirTags used in multiple Toronto car thefts

Toronto Ontario — Car theft is on the rise, and tracking devices are making it easier for thieves to drive off with your vehicle. Over the past year, car theft has steadily risen by more than 50 percent. While the use of AirTags is far from the norm, these devices have been linked to a […]

Tracing Theft: Two arrested by Richmond RCMP in auto theft bust

Richmond, Ontario — Richmond, British Columbia RCMP arrested two men in mid-May under the suspicion that they were linked to a series of car thefts in the Steveston area. The B.C. city’s RCMP detachment received 29 reports of auto theft in April alone. Since then, many vehicles in the Steveson area had their contents stolen. In […]

Theft Ring Thwarted: Four car thieves arrested in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – On May 31, four suspects in connection with a car theft ring were arrested by the Montreal police. According to the police, up to 46 SUVs were stolen between April and December 2021, several of which were found in containers at the Port of Montreal. Two suspects remain in police custody, facing […]

Stealing Spree: Car theft rising in Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario — A recent crime wave has left Ottawa Police with a grim warning: vehicle theft is on the rise. Between Jan 1 and May 31, the Ottawa Police says there were 230 reported vehicle thefts in 2022, twice as many as in 2021. In the latter half of May alone, 21 Honda CRVs […]

En Garde: Five arrested in Laval, Qué. Project Gardon auto theft network bust

Laval, Quebec – The Laval Police Department (SPL) has made five arrests in connection with a network of vehicle thieves, following an investigation dating back to May 2021. Project Gardon was an investigation by the SPL’s General Crimes Squad in response to a wave of coordinated thefts where vehicles were targeted and stolen from parking […]