Outbreak of car thieves exploiting keyless entry spreads across London
London has fallen victim to a new wave of tech-savvy criminals that have been breaking into cars through their keyless entry features.
To paint a picture of how commonplace this is, the Metropolitan Police Office reports that more than 6,000 cars and vans across the UK’s capital were stolen without the owners’ keys, which is an average of 17 vehicles each day. These figures represent 42% of all car and van thefts.
Thieves are said to be using a device that can...