In this edition of NICB News we take a look at the top cities and vehicles that were stolen in 2016, boat and motorcycle theft and we check in on the latest trends at our recent Vehicle Finance Fraud Conference.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2016.
Included with today’s release is a list of the top 25 2016 vehicle makes and models that were reported stolen in calendar year 2016.
(Cars.com) – Do You Drive One of the Most Stolen Cars?
At this point, owners of 20-year-old Honda Accords must be getting sick of “Have you checked the garage recently?” jokes. According to a just-released report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Honda Accord topped the list of most stolen vehicles for the ninth year in a row — with the 1997 model year of the perennial best-seller proving most popular among theives.
The Winter Edition of our quarterly NICB News is now available. This edition looks at the Mystery Device thieves are using, thefts of vehicles with the keys left inside of them, and auto and crime issues in New Mexico.
In this edition of NICB News, we look at what can learned from crash tests in the fight against insurance fraud. We also go to San Antonio to report on efforts to avoid contractor fraud following record hail damage. And we provide the latest list of the nation’s Hot Spots for vehicle thefts and take a look at new products aimed at preventing thefts.
Coming up in this edition of NICB News we head to Dallas to warn residents of a potential scam after a disaster, plus we check in at the latest cargo summit in Memphis and we’ve got the results of our latest motorcycle theft report.