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The car-sharing company Car2Go has temporarily suspended operations in Chicago following the reported theft of 100 cars off its platform. While the exact details are hazy, it appears that as-of-yet undetermined individuals fraudulently used the company's app to gain access to Car2Go vehicles and then make their dastardly escape.
News of the theft was first reported by CBS Chicago investigative reporter Brad Edwards, who tweeted that "[as] many as 100 Mercedes / high-end cars missing / stolen," and that "[many] being used to commit crimes." Read more...More about Apps, Cars, Sharing Economy, Tech, and Transportation