Hi-Tech Thieves Steal Anti-Theft Car (16)

1 Name: Sling!XD/uSlingU : 2006-04-24 13:58 ID:2W01GKWD

"David Beckham has been the victim of a gang of car thieves, who used hi-tech software to steal his £70,000 (US$125,000) BMW X-5 from a commercial center near Madrid.

The gang, which police say specializes in stealing luxury models, struck while the England captain and Real Madrid star was having lunch with his sons at the Diversia center at Alcobendas, near his home on the edge of the Spanish capital.

Spanish media reported yesterday the armour-plated four-wheel drive, fitted with the latest anti-theft devices for which Beckham had to use an individual ignition code, was taken from an underground car park. The thieves used software to start the engine electronically."

2 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-04-24 18:56 ID:gEVWcHPo

2 get

3 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-04-26 21:04 ID:zfQsUnmp

So what exactly is low-tech software? Kidney beans? Visual basic?

4 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-04-29 00:31 ID:Heaven

How could they not be caught? Doesn't he have paparazzi like crabs on a longshoreman?

5 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-05-01 21:07 ID:Heaven

>>5 using old skool techniques. this means using something like a crowbar or mugging him when he opens his car

6 Name: Kail : 2006-08-03 06:12 ID:XUlRRXjg

Isn't his car the most anti-theft protected car in the world? How in the hell could someone steal THAT? He probably fealt like an asshole when he walked to his parking spot to see it missing.

7 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-03 08:06 ID:tHC0fyf5

Maybe he should have just spent $100 on a crappy car, then it wouldnt matter since theives dont bother with rubbish cars, and if you're down $100, thats better than being down $125,000 or whatever.

8 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-03 13:28 ID:2W01GKWD

>>6 I read that it's "the best" anti-theft because the thieves need 30 minutes to try all the codes.
While stealing a normal car only needs a crowbar and a few minutes.

Methinks "the best" needs to be better.

9 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-05 06:04 ID:ZmUz5rC4

He needs oldskool protection techniques: a big shaven-headed guy named Bruno with a broken nose who sits in the car with a sawn-off shotgun in his lap and says "oi! watchoo lookin at?" whenever anyone comes within 25 meters.

Preventing Bruno from stealing the car himself is left as an exercise for the alert reader.

10 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-05 21:10 ID:n9OPsB0c

Easy. Bruno doesn't know how to drive.

11 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-16 01:21 ID:Heaven

I suspect Bruno would work even better if he had no tongue. No screaming, but somehow it would give more credibility.

12 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-24 06:00 ID:+gSKiFfU


>Easy. Bruno doesn't have legs.

13 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-08-24 16:39 ID:n9OPsB0c

Yeah, that works too.

14 Name: the7k : 2006-09-18 19:00 ID:Heaven

I love it when people refuse to believe a certain car can be stolen because the anti-theft system is state of the art. Even the best safes are rated by how long it takes to crack. If you have the tools and the time, anything can be stolen.

Good thing my car doesn't have one of these systems in it. If you do have one of these systems and your car gets stolen, most companies automatically assume insurance fraud and give you nothing in return except a letter calling you a criminal, in so many words.

15 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-09-25 14:29 ID:Heaven

I stole Venice once. I needed a very big pair of pliers to do it though...

16 Name: Unverified Source : 2006-10-10 06:18 ID:Y+rOUwPg


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