Everybody loves a “top ten” list. At work, at home, in the dentist’s office, we happily tumble into slideshows of the world’s Top Ten Vacation Spots, America’s Top Ten Entrepreneurs, or for the meta-minded, David Letterman’s Top Ten Top Ten Lists.
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But some top ten lists aren’t so lovable — like, say, the world’s Top Ten Murder Hotspots, or the Top Ten Deadliest Diseases. Also in that number: the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s Top Ten Most-Stolen Vehicles.
The NICB is a nonprofit aligned with insurance companies and law enforcement agencies, and its mission is to fight car theft and auto insurance fraud. Every year around this time, the NICB publishes its lists of vehicles that car thieves covet, and this year is no exception.
The bad news is, based on auto theft records from 2014, it