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Top Thanksgiving Cargo Theft Trends

CargoNet, a company that aims to identify and prevent cargo theft, recently published their top trends to be on the lookout for during the holiday season. As Thanksgiving approaches, all truckers should be very aware and cautious of the possible scams out there. To identify these trends, Cargonet analyzed Thanksgiving Week crime data from the past 5 years.

From CargoNet:

There are several regional trends that CargoNet’s Analysts are most concerned about this upcoming holiday. 

  • Sophisticated identity fraud and cargo theft schemes targeting truckload shipments of solar panel modules, tree nuts, small appliances, and designer apparel in Southern California.
  • Theft of loaded trailers of high-end consumer electronics, apparel, housewares in Kentucky and neighboring states.
  • Theft of loaded trailers and containers of building materials, apparel, appliances, and food products in Eastern Georgia, Southern Georgia, and Northeastern Florida.
  • Theft of loaded trailers of food and alcohol, apparel, and other various goods in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Northern New Jersey, and New York City.

 

View the original post from CargoNet.

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