CRIME: The Hot Porsche Caper

Oscar pinches Porsches. Oscar—that is not his real name—is a high-ranking member of one of the many auto-theft rings that prowl New York's boroughs by night. He and his partners, Jackie and Mickey, cater to the carriage trade; they work the city's classier quarters. In less than 30 seconds, Mickey can open a locked Porsche, start it and drive it away. Within 48 hours, Oscar can deliver the car, complete with new paint job and serial number, to his eager customer.

Oscar and his pals can work fast because of a simple device known...

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