Six convicted over UK Cypriot car smuggling racket

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Six convicted over UK Cypriot car smuggling racket
 © Parikiaki 2020
Six members of a gang have been convicted for stealing dozens of luxury cars in the UK and driving them across Europe to sell on the black market abroad

The international gang used fake identities to obtain the cars from finance companies before removing tracking devices and re-registering them to hide where they came from.

Couriers drove the stolen cars on fake number plates to the Turkish occupied northern Cyprus, where they were sold. Police believe they were responsible for stealing at least 120 cars, worth about £5 million (Dh22.7m).

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Six convicted over UK Cypriot car smuggling racket


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