How to bust a car theft ring – a look inside project MYRA ( by Philip Porado, August 24, 2022 

“In late July, charges were announced in a nearly two-year, multi-jurisdictional investigation nicknamed Project MYRA that targeted rings of organized car thieves. The thieves altered vehicle identification numbers (VINs), and then re-registered and sold the cars privately to unsuspecting customers. At the time, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said they’d recovered 214 vehicles worth more than $12 million. But the investigation is ongoing and those numbers could change, said Bryan Gast, vice president of investigative services with Équité Association.”