Car thieves in Chicago have made off with more than 100 high-end vehicles using the car-sharing service Car2Go. Some vehicles were then used to commit other crimes.
Half of the missing vehicles are Mercedes-Benz models such as the CLA-class sedan and the GLA-class subcompact SUV, while others include the tiny Smart Fortwo city car.
Despite earlier reports that the app was hacked, Car2Go explained in a statement that the app is secure and said the company is treating the issue as a fraud case. An investigation is still ongoing and at least 12 suspects are in custody.
Read the article at Car and Driver.