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Pending cargo theft bills will impose harsher penalties for crimes New cargo theft bills have been proposed in Mississippi and New Mexico to deter thieves from stealing container, rail, and truck freight with more severe penalties and fines. Cargo theft is a major concern within the logistics industry, as the total cost of stolen goods …

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December 7-14 cargo theft

February 15-21 cargo theft incidents decline Cargo theft is down this week, with nine domestic events reported, half as much as the previous week.  This is contrary to the trend that was threatening to develop in the first half of February, which saw forty-two cargo thefts recorded, two-thirds of the total amount of activity that …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

February 8-15 cargo theft incidents continue to rise Cargo theft is trending upwards again this week, with eighteen domestic incidents registered, which is three more than the week prior.  Every day had at least one event reported, but the majority of thefts occurred on Thursday and Friday, the ninth and tenth.  Nine more incidents from …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

February 1-7 cargo theft incidents on the rise Cargo theft more than doubled with fifteen domestic incidents registered from the week of February first through the seventh.  While nearly every day had at least on event reported, most thefts occurred on Wednesday and Thursday, the first and second.  One additional event from January 31st was …

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February-15-21-cargo-theft

California reports most incidents in January 4-10 cargo theft report Nine incidents were recorded in the January 4-10 cargo theft report, four more than the week prior.  Five additional cargo theft incidents from 12/27-1/3 were received this week by CargoNet. For the second week in a row, California was the country’s cargo theft hot spot …

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High Targeted Valuable Cargo

High Targeted Valuable Cargo Should Never Be Shipped By Standard Carrier In 2015, more than two freight thefts a day, with an average value of $184,000 occurred in the United States, according to FreightWatch International.  The threat of cargo theft in 2016 is projected to increase.  Cargo thieves tactics to avoid detection by law enforcement …

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