The Orbit of Justice - Stolen Cars Used in International Crime and Suicide Bombings
Stolen cars found in Iraq
More and more cars stolen in Norway are turning up in Iraq, with some of them being used by suicide bombers.
These three cars stolen in Norway were found in northern Iraq. They were photographed at the Turkish border, waiting to get sent back to Norway.
The European license plate on this stolen car was merely covered by an Iraqi plate.
The car thefts in Norway are thus being linked to terrorist activity and the financing of terrorism.
Car thefts have often been carried out by criminals who later use them in armed robberies, the drug trade or for sale in developing countries. Investigators are now tracking them to the Middle East, where sometimes their license plates are merely covered over by local plates...