Rent-A-Car Gang Was Busted
16 PEOPLE, 5 OF THEM WOMEN, SELLING CARS LEASED WITH FAKE DOCUMENTS WERE REFERRED TO THE COURT AFTER QUERIES.
Antalya Security Directorate of Public Security Branch Pickpocketing and Fraud Bureau Chief teams acted on complaints of increasing fraud by car rental companies in the province. The teams headed out after the suspects who hired cars with fake identities, and sold them to their customers with fake documnets and ID’ies again especially in Antalya, Isparta, Kütahya, İzmir, Muğla, Karaman, Balıkesir, Adana, Yozgat, Konya, Adana, Ankara, Trabzon and İstanbul.
It was found out that suspects prefered personal cars instead of company cars while hiring cars since 2009. Arranging fake ID’ies in the name of car owners, the suspects sold the cars with fake documents. After lengthy technical and physical surveillance, the police held simultaneous operations on 38 destinations. In these operations M.S, H.Y., H.A.,H.M, M.U., H.D.E., A.M., N.Z., Y.Ş., P.D., C.O., F.Y., A.T. and İ.T led by M.K and C.K. More than 50 cars were seized which were sold with fake documents after hiring. It was found out that the fake documents were made in İstanbul while selling and hiring departments were in Manisa, Sarıgöl. Eight suspects had no cars and took dolmuş to get to the city center. In addition, the gang forced night club women work for them through blackmail and threats.
The suspects were referred to court with charges ‘the gang set up, become a member of the gang, forgery of documents, false documents, blackmail and threat, qualified fraud’