Dozens of luxury vehicles stolen from UK seized in Thailand

Steal of Special Investigation (DSI) seized 29 of 35 luxurious vehicles reportedly stolen from the UK and smuggled to Bangkok, Thailand, stories ThaiRath.
The seizures follow a request from England’s National Crime Agency for the DSI’s assist in finding 35 luxury automobiles collectively value more than £2.four million (more than one hundred million Thai baht), believed to be illegally imported to Thailand throughout 2018-19.
Police in England dubbed the investigation “Operation Titanium.”
The Deputy Director of the DSI, Payao Thongsen, stated luxurious automobiles had been delivered by air from London Heathrow International Airport to Singapore utilizing faux documentation. The cars have been then transferred to Thailand by ship.
Among the smuggled automobiles are a Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder, Ferrari, BMW M4, Mercedes-Benz AMG, Nissan GT-R, Porsche Cayenne, Land Rover Range Rover Sport, MINI Cooper, Ford Mustang, Lexus, Audi Q7, Volkswagen, and Honda Civic Type R.
Most just lately, DSI officers collected proof leading them to a showroom in Bangkok, which they searched on February 15 under a warrant issued by the Criminal Court. The DSI seized a stolen Porsche Cayenne within the raid.
On February 20, the DSI seized a MINI Cooper from a condominium in the capital.
Both of the vehicle’s make, model, automobile and engine numbers corresponded to the information of the vehicles stolen in England supplied by the National Crime Agency.
The DSI mentioned the owners of these two automobiles were unaware they had bought stolen vehicles and are being handled as witnesses. They were understanding and cooperative, stated police.
Of the 35 stolen vehicles, the DSI has located and seized 29 in whole. Back in March 2018, the DSI seized seven of the automobiles from an STT Auto Car showroom the Bangkok’s Huay Kwang district.
In September that 12 months, seven more were intercepted shortly after being shipped from England.
The remaining six stolen luxury automobiles are still underneath investigation. The DSI stated they may expedite the investigation to find the lacking automobiles and to prosecute all those responsible for the operation, together with these complicit in it..

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