National Insurance Crime Bureau

Stolen Truck Allegedly Linked to Cargo Theft

Fred Lohmann, NICB Director of Field Operations - Southwest Region, talks with the CBS affiliate in Dallas about a recent theft of a cargo shipment containing vegetables.

Cargo theft is a nationwide issue with a significant impact on the U.S. economy. It's estimated that cargo crimes account for a direct merchandise loss of $15 to $30 billion per year in the U.S.

Video courtesy: KTVTTV

For more information on cargo theft visit our website at www.nicb.org and click on the brochures tab to read more about it.

Anyone with information concerning insurance fraud or vehicle theft can report it anonymously by calling toll-free 800.TEL.NICB (800.835.6422) or submitting a form on our website.

About the National Insurance Crime Bureau: Headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., the NICB is the nation's leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing, detecting and defeating insurance fraud and vehicle theft through data analytics, investigations, learning and development, government affairs and public awareness. The NICB is supported by more than 1,300 property and casualty insurance companies and self-insured organizations. NICB member companies wrote over $496 billion in insurance premiums in 2018, or more than 81 percent of the nation's property-casualty insurance. That includes more than 92 percent ($254 billion) of the nation's personal auto insurance. To learn more visit www.nicb.org.