Federal agents have arrested two men prosecutors say were running a $1.5 million racketeering scheme involving 67 stolen Corvettes. According to a 72-count indictment, for four years William Rocco (left) and Ron Mysyk (right) ran a major chop shop ring in Cleveland, Ohio where they paid thieves to steal Corvettes from dealerships for parts.
Hey, let’s be honest, hearing of someone using a hot sports car like a Corvette as a pick-up tool isn’t really groundbreaking news. I suspect that even a few reading this post have probably used the line, “I’ll pick you up in my Corvette,” when trying to lock down a date. However, a story I stumbled on […]
Car thieves, here’s a tip—if you’re going to steal a high-performance vehicle like a Corvette, don’t. But if you’re going to try anyway, make sure you can drive a stick. With the manual take-rate for the new Stingray hovering around 40 percent, there’s a good chance your target won’t be an automatic.
Calling our friends in the Great White North to be on the lookout for this blue C5 Corvette Z06 racer that was stolen from the driveway of the owner’s parents house in Waterloo, Ontario. The Corvette was parked on a trailer and attached to a truck and the thieves took all three last Friday night/Saturday [...]
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com There probably isn’t a much sicker feeling for a Corvette owner than the one a Hampton, Va., man suffered Monday night. Larry Phlegar had celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Corvette by buying a collector’s edition 2003 model, a yellow coupe that he had driven just 9,723 miles over the