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How thieves know when and where to steal your car.

The number of car and motorcycle thefts have been on the rise. The main reason for this is because of cartels who deal in the sale of spare parts and cars and also the lack of jobs which has forced others into stealing.

Incase your car or motorcycle was stolen today in Kenya, it would be very difficult for you to find it unless luck was on your side. This is because there is a high probability that your car has either been transferred to another country or it has been turned to spare parts and it is sitting on some shelves somewhere waiting to make someone some profit.

Even though most people think that car thefts are just random, most car thefts always involve people close to you or someone who has had some stake in your car such as your mechanic, car dealer or former owner.

This is because there are some thieves who have the tendency of installing car trackes on cars without the owners permission with the aim of stealing it. They do this by the help of the car dealer who is selling you the car or your mechanic. The main reason for tracking device is to know your daily routine and to know when and where they can easily steal it from you.

For a thief to start steal a car, they must have studied someone for sometime and know what they are going against as they would not want to end up being caught or killed.

If you were to buy a car from a fraudulent dealer, it will not be stolen immediately as they know that they will probably be your first suspects. They will always give you sometime to enjoy your car and feel very comfortable with it such that you feel it's very safe then they will strike.

Incase you are planning to buy a car, it is important to make sure that you trust the one who is selling it to you. You should also make sure that you trust your mechanic as some of them always play a role in car theft because they will know all the security measures your car has and how to disable them without your knowledge.

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