In the United States began to steal car exterior mirrors

In the United States began to steal car exterior mirrors

May 10, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

NYPD reports a real burglary of theft. Criminals are especially fond of high-tech rear-view mirrors. Well, sometimes stolen items pop up on online sales services.

Recently, New York police faced a real wave of similar crimes. Thieves on high-tech mirrors of models such as Audi, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and BMW are especially susceptible, since many of them are equipped with side mirrors with built-in video cameras.

According to the New York Police Department, only from March 1 to April 26, mirrors were stolen from 19 cars.

Most thefts occur at night, so in order to curb theft, the police were forced to increase their patrols in the dark.

Even Donald Trump once said that passing 5th Avenue, Mercedes-Benz can be seen in front of each house, and not just one. In the United States, owning a German premium car is a sign of special chic, except that for some time now, when getting into such a car, happy owners have to check for the presence of external mirrors.

According to local experts, on the black market for a couple of mirrors they ask for from 1,500 to 2,000 dollars. Of course, this is not about cheap, but about high-tech products. Well, from 80% to 90% of the stolen parts then appears on the Ebay platform. Well, it seems the autothiefts again took up the old – the details are becoming more and more expensive!