A quick recovery in Canberra thanks to two Stolen Bike Spotters

May 17, 2020 By Brad Kellas 5166 Recovered Bikes, Stolen Bikes


Solving organised theft is simple in concept and now in application! 

Remove the ability for thieves and black market traders to sell stolen property and most theft will go away.  PropertyVAULT combined with DataDot provides a comprehensive holistic solution to end property crime in Australia, by making it near impossible for thieves and black market traders to steal and sell stolen property without them and the property being identified.  Take the first step to securing what's yours - lock it in the VAULT for free - REGISTER NOW!

A quick recovery as a result of two Stolen Bike Spotters

This high-end Merida EONE Sixty Mountain bike was stolen from a vehicle in Fyshwick, ACT on 20 February 2020 and recovered in seven days, as a result of two BikeVAULT - Stolen Bike Spotters reporting a suspicious matching bike advert on Facebook.

Following our textbook recovery protocol, the victim provided succinct information to the ACT police, which resulted in his bike being recovered within 24 hours and a male being charged by the police.  Well done ACT Police.

The victims account of the recovery ......

Bike vault reported the bike was advertised on Facebook, in the sale add there was a number plate and police recovered the bike at the location

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Help us put the thieves & black market traders out of business

Bike theft is driven by the lucrative black market trade, aided by lacking bike identification, insufficient recording, and the inability for the public prior to BikeVAULT to check if a second-hand bike is stolen when advertised for sale.

Register your bike identification and your ownership in the VAULT for free and help us put the black market traders out of business an end targetted bike theft!  

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