NaVCIS Freight pleads for industry support as funding crisis threatens closure of crime busting operation


The freight arm of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) is warning that it is “critically short of funds” and in danger of closing down by October this year. The warning comes as freight thefts continue to rise across the country with 1,528 HGV and cargo crime related offences reported so far this year, worth around £26.4m. NaVCIS Freight’s role is to gather data on freight crimes and look for trends and tactics to support national and cross border […]