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Report on 2015 cargo theft trends shows top days, top states for cargo theft occurrence

Out of a total of 881 incidents of cargo theft in 2015, the estimated total value of stolen cargo was more than $175 million, according to CargoNet’s annual theft trend ...

Crime report: DOT fugitive captured, chem company pleads guilty to illegal transport of hazmat

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

Crime roundup: Three sentenced in separate CDL testing schemes, moving company owner pleads guilty

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in four trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

FreightWatch warns of increased cargo theft activity during Christmas, New Year’s weeks

FreightWatch International is encouraging shippers and carriers to reduce shipping delays as much as possible during the winter holiday season to help reduce cargo theft.

Crime report: Two more sentenced in N.Y. CDL scheme, FMCSA drug tester debarred

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in four trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:
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Cargo thefts tend to increase during Thanksgiving week

Thanksgiving week over the last three years has seen thefts of $6 million in cargo, 44 semitractors and 51 semitrailers, according to crime analytics group CargoNet.

Truckers, dispatchers indicted in NYC heating oil shorting scheme

Twenty-nine truckers, three dispatchers and nine heating oil companies were among the 44 indicted in a multi-million-dollar scheme that shorted New York City customers from a homeless shelter to police ...

Crime report: Two sentenced for CDL testing scheme, HHG movers plead guilty

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in three trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

Third quarter cargo theft values rise, volumes drop

The average loss value per cargo theft incident in the third quarter was $199,467, an increase of 7 percent over the second quarter, according to the quarterly cargo theft trends ...

Cargo theft value sees dramatic drop in third quarter

Cargo thieves in the United States and Canada stole more than $22.5 million in cargo in the third quarter 2015, according to CargoNet’s preliminary quarterly report. That's down from the ...

Crime roundup: Latest on CDL test scheme, big fine for fraudulent HHG carrier

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in three trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each.

HHG carrier ordered to short prison stint in extortion scheme

A federal court has ordered a mover to pay restitution and serve home confinement after he pleaded guilty to extorting money from a consumer.

Beware of online DMV fraud in Arizona

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division has issued a warning to Arizona-licensed operators over fraudulent websites offering services such as Arizona driver licenses, IDs and vehicle titles and ...

N.Y. doctor charged with falsely certifying CDL physicals

A New York doctor has been charged with falsely certifying physical exams for commercial drivers.

Crime report: Third-party CDL tester convicted, drug testing firm shut down

Several trucking-related crimes were announced by the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General this week.