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Welcome to MicroDotDNA Canada's Press Gallery. As a world leader in asset identification we have compiled various media reports from around the globe which provide insight into the global issues of theft and the successful use of MicroDot Technology as a theft deterrent and loss prevention tool. All media is listed by most current reports and national flags to quickly find relevant material for your needs.

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North American & International Media

August 25, 2011
Trail, BC

Global Bike Registry to takle Bike Theft!
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August 25, 2011
Nelson, BC

Thieves beware! Operation Hands Off launched in Nelson.
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August 24, 2011
Kootenay's

Bike Thieves beware! Bait Bikes Are Everywhere. Steal one, Go to Jail!
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June 22, 2011
Nelson, BC

IMPACT launches Bait Cars, Trailers, ATV's and Boats throughout the Kootenay's
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March 31, 2011
Vancouver, BC

BC Solicitor General announces expanded Bait Car program to include trailers, motorcycles, ATVs, boats and general property.
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August 19, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Car Thieves warned Bait Cars will be part of PNE!
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August 03, 2010
South Africa

MicroDot marking incrases recovery by 91% as compared to 52% for unmarked vehicles.
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May 22, 2010
Delta, BC

Police seeking suspect in thefts from bait cars.
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May 22, 2010
Delta, BC

Caught by bait car camera twice, Police look for suspect
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May 21, 2010
Vancouver

Bait Cars take gold in car theft crackdown
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May 20, 2010
Delta, BC

Delta Police Hunt for Suspect Captured on Bait Car Video - Do you Recognize him?
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May 19, 2010
St. Albert, AB

ToolHound Gets Hands On with Operation Hands Off!
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May 17, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Auto Theft takes dive during Vancouver’s Olympic Games!
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May 17, 2010
Victoria, BC

Car Owners Win as Auto Crime Plummets during Games
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May 11, 2010
Edmonton, AB

CTV Edmonton, Home Builders team up with police to help stop theft at construction sites
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May 11, 2010
Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Builders impose tracking program to catch thieves.
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March 11, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Police credit bait car program for drop in car thefts during Olympics
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February 15, 2010
Langley, BC

RCMP Langley - Olympic Bait Car Strategy Catches 2 Car Thieves
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February 15, 2010
Langley, BC

Langley - deux voleurs d’auto appréhendés grâce à la stratégie de voitures-appâts déployée dans le cadre des Olympiques
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February 01, 2010
Vancouver, BC

B.C. government announces strategy to mitigate auto theft during Olympic Games
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January 29, 2010
Toronto, ON

B.C. government announces strategy to mitigate auto theft during Olympic Games
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January 28, 2010
Vancouver,BC

Olympic bait set out for car thieves
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January 27, 2010
Victoria, BC

British Columbia To Protect Public Transit During 2010 Olympics
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January 27, 2010
Kelowna, BC

Bait cars will be out in force during Games
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January 26, 2010
Aldergrove, BC

Olympic bait set out for car thieves, top 10 wanted list released
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

ICBC-BAIT CARS ON GUARD TO PROTECT GAMES-GOERS' VEHICLES
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

DNA-sensing cameras in bait cars target auto thieves
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January 26, 2010
Surrey, BC

Solicitor General - BAIT CARS ON GUARD TO PROTECT GAMES-GOERS? VEHICLES
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Video - Olympic bait set out for car thieves, top 10 wanted list released
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Expert: Crime rate to drop during Olympics
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January 26, 2010
Winnipeg, MB

Tiny dot technology is latest B.C. crime tool in theft from autos during Games
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Vancouver police expand bait car program for Olympics
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January 26, 2010
Vancouver, BC

Anti-car theft technology debuts at Games - MicroDotDNA Technology
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November 27, 2009
Edmonton

Operation Hands Off Unveiled in Edmonton-Edmonton Police, Crime Stoppers Association of Edmonton & Northern Alberta and MicroDotDNA technology launch Neighborhood Crime Prevention Program
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May 14, 2009
Edmonton Sun, Canada

Police look for assitance with $17,000 Electronics theft from leduc Composite High School.
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March 30, 2009
Edmonton, Canada

Operation Hands Off officially launched to introduce a National Bike Registry.
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March 30, 2009
Norco Performance Bikes, Canada

Norco Performance Bikes endorses National Bike registry.
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March 30, 2009
Canadian Crime Stoppers Association, Canada

Canadian Crime Stoppers Association in cooperation with Norco Performance Bikes, Bicycle Trade Association of Canada and MicroDotDNA Technology launch National Bike Registry under "Operation Hands Off!"
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March 30, 2009
Bicycle Trade Association of Canada, Canada

Bicycle Trade Association of Canada partners in national Bike Registry.
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March 17, 2009
Sudbury News, Canada

Crime Stoppers presents local crime prevention workshop.
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March 09, 2009
Surrey, British Columbia

Operation Hands Off launched in Surrey, BC as a joint program with local businesses and RCMP to deter commercial property theft.
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January 23, 2009
Sidney, Australia

Yamaha and the National Theft Reduction Council announce a 24% reduction in motorcycle theft.
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September 01, 2008
Canadian Security, Canada

Copper theft poses significant threat to national security
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August 17, 2008
Toronto Star, Canada

In search of the Unstealable Bike-over 3000 bikes were recovered from a local bike shop.
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April 29, 2008
Vancouver Sun, Canada

Thieves likely caused house explosion. Culprits stole copper pipes but forgot to turn off the gas, preliminary investigation finds.
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April 29, 2008
Niagara Gazette, USA

Copper theft could have been deadly when thieves stole copper gas lines from a popular tavern on a busy Saturday night.
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April 14, 2008
CBC News, Canada

Prime minister tackles chop shops, car thieves proposed new auto law.
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April 11, 2008
Toronto Star, Canada

As metal prices head skyward, thieves are ripping off supplies at electric utilities, construction sites and homes. Toronto even has a "copper" cop.
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March 31, 2008
Cape Town, South Africa

South African Police Service and the South African Insurance Association see results "According to statistics supplied by BAC and SAIA (SA Insurance Association) this has resulted in an 81% reduction in theft compared to vehicles in the same catagory, since Microdot technology has been introduced to these vehicles. It has also resulted in a 91% improved recovery rate by the SAPS on these vehicles"
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March 26, 2008
Edmonton Journal, Canada

Returning Stolen goods to owners tough task. Edmonton City police say they will be lucky to return 10% of $280,000 worth of property recoved due to lack of identification.
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March 25, 2008
Edmonton Sun, Canada

Cops smash $300,000 Stolen Goods Operation Edmonton City police recover hundreds of items stolen from Edmonton companies.
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February 09, 2008
Edmonton Journal, Canada

New Security Measures Being Introduced by Epcor Kilometres of copper cable being installed in the latest LRT extension have become a prime target for nighttime thieves as the price of the metal soars.
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February 01, 2008
Insurance Times, South Africa

South African Insurance Reports Favorably on microdots Buisness Agains Crime South Africa reports 87% decrease of theft and increase recovery rate of 91%.
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January 31, 2008
Australian Care Guide, Australia

Ford Performanc Vehicles Implements MicroDot FPV enhances powerful SUV with striking design. The vehicle?s security is also enhanced with the fitment of FPV?s Id MicroDot Identification.
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January 25, 2008
Scoop, Independent News, Canada

Subaru's Third generation Includes MicroDots as Standard Equipment Standard features on the WRX STI include pop-up headlight washers; and anti-theft alarm system and immobilizer; MicroDot security, and a 3 year unlimited km warranty.
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January 25, 2008
National Post, Canada

Copper Theft Not Only Illegal It's Deadly The arrest of a man and teenage boy for copper wire and pipe thefts on Toronto-area construction sites is the latest in what authorities see as a growing theft problem.
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January 25, 2008
Orlando, Sentinel, USA

Florida Police bust $100M retail theft ring. An organized retail-theft ring was brought to an end after an extensive investigation involving several law enforcement agencies.
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January 22, 2008
CBC Canada

Thieves Target Copper From Construction Sites, Utility Poles Spurred on by skyrocketing price of copper, some thieves in the Edmonton area have been targeting construction sites where the metal is used, police say.
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January 12, 2008
Lithgow News, Australia

Integral Energy Implements MicroDot to Deter Copper Theft Integral Energy has joined forces with CrimeStoppers and other utilities to call for public sukpport to report copper theft and other vandalism of important community infrastructure...
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October 18, 2007
CBC Canada

Hydro One Tries 'MicroDotDNA' to foil copper thieves "Ontario's largest electricity supplier is investing in 'MicroDotDNA' and other security measures to stop thieves who have already stolen $1.5 million worth of the utility's copper grounding wire so far this year, risking their lives and customer blackouts in the process."
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September 13, 2007
Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association Implements MicroDot Program The value of stolen copper and the cost of replacing stolen copper is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars for some distribution businesses.
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August 02, 2007
Dallas, Oncor News Release

Oncor Uses Nanotechnology in Fight Against Copper Wire Theft "Oncor Electric Delivery will implement a new technology this summer that will both discourage would-be criminals from stealing copper from the company's substations and switchyards and help law enforcement personnel find and prosecute thieves."
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July 10, 2007
New Brunswick Power - News Release

New Brunswick Power implements new technology to deter copper theft. MicroDotDNA, as known in the industry, is effectively like DNA for property,With DataDot there will be no mistake as to where the copper came from."
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July 10, 2007
CBC Canada

NB scrap metal dealers will be taught to spot the dot NB Power and the RCMP announced a new stategy this week to fight copper theft in the province.
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July 10, 2007
Oilweek

NB Power unvails new tehnology to fight theft of valuable copper. NB Power has unveiled technology it hopes will deter thieves from swiping valuable copper. MicroDotDNA Technology.
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July 10, 2007
Recycling Today

Canadian Power Company Uses Technology to Deter Theft. To combat the burgeoning problem with scrap copper theft, NB Power, based in New Brunswick, Canada, has implemented a MicroDotDNA technology that it feels will sharply reduce the theft of copper wire.
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July 05, 2007
BYM Product And Industry News

Yamaha Motor to Launch "World Insurance First" at Melbourne Boat Show "The country's leading outboard and PWC distributor Yamaha Motor Australia announces a new insurance product that is only available through its national dealer network."
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June 28, 2007
Department of Homeland Security

Taking aim at copper thieves - page 2 NS Power, in Canada, demonstrated Monday, June 21, how it will use the new technology, known as MicroDotDNA, to combat copper theft.
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June 26, 2007
Nova Scotia: Business Journal

NS Power to halt copper thefts NS Power has come up with a plan to discourage the theft of copper from 300 substations.Copper thieves are also putting their lives and the technicians lives in danger.
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June 26, 2007
Nova Scotia: The Chronicle Herald

Taking aim at copper thieves. Spray will help NSP identify copper wire. NSP will use the new technology known as MicroDotDNA, to combat the risen theft of copper.
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June 25, 2007
Cape Breton Post

NSP will try to pu halt to copper theft Nova Scotia Power has come up with a plan to discourage the theft of copper from its 300 substations by using microdot technology.
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June 25, 2007
hfxnews.ca

NS Power using new technology to fight copper theft NS Power is steeping up the battle against an increasing amount of copper theft by using microdot technology to mark and identify equipment at substations and other electrical facilities in the province.
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May 26, 2007
Halifax: The Daily NEWS hfxnews.ca

Keeping Copper Thieves at Bay Nova Scotia Power Inc. is going high-tech to try deter copper theft.The utility is using a technology called MicroDotDNA to mark and identify its copper wire because of safety concerns over the growing crime.
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May 04, 2007

New Zealand Government confirms mandatory whole of vehicle marking.
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May 03, 2007
New Zealand Police

Vehicle marking will reduce vehicle theft Whole of Vehicle Marking (WOVM) will help to reduce vehicle crime and enhance police investigations.
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April 05, 2007
Global National, Vancouver Sun

Hydro lost millions from theft, damage last year Hydro lost millions from theft damage. Three thieves died and one badly injured during heist.
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April 04, 2007
Subaru New Zealand

Distributor Achieves Stunning Drop in Theft Rate One New Zealand vehicle distributor has managed to get theft of its models down to virtually zero at a time when car theft has jumped 15.5% to become the nation's second biggest crime.Subaru puts the stunning reduction in theft down to microdots no bigger than a grain of sand.
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April 01, 2007
The BC Broker

Theft Deterrents Angling For Industry Support MicroDotDNA, available in Canada for the past three years, uses microdot technologys a theft deterrent. Unique PIN numbers can be invisibly applied to valuables using an adhesive in aerosol or paint form. Those PINs, along with any property serial numbers, can then be registered on the Microdotdna database which is accessible by police over the Internet.
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April 01, 2007
The BC Broker

The search for solutions to metal theft The price of metals, largely driven by China's voracious appetite for them, has made nearly anything made of metal a target for theft. People are fighting back with regulations and technology.
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March 13, 2007
La Capitale Financial Group

Press Release La Capitale General Insurance Targets watercraft, caravan and motorhome market.
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February 23, 2007
Question (Whistler & Pemberton)

A Technogeek With a Conscience. MicroDotDNA Technology has formed a National Bicycle Registry Program,whereby any bike owner who uses the MicroDotDNA technology will be registered in the system. As early as March this year, there will also be a consumer Internet search page, allowing a buyer of a used item to check the item in the registry to see if it might have been stolen.
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February 10, 2007
The Courier Mail

Techno plants foil thieves The same technology used to deter car thieves is stopping the theft of hundreds of plants from Brisbane's parks and streets.
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February 08, 2007
Edmonton Journal

Copper thieves cost company millions - BC Hydro Thieves raiding B.C. Hydro installations last year - cost the Crown corporation millions, an official said Wednesday.
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February 08, 2007
Vancouver Sun

BC Hydro to use Dots Thieves raiding B.C. Hydro installations last year - three of whom died while one was badly injured - cost the crown corporation millions of dollars in stolen property and damages.
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February 01, 2007
The Now Newspaper

Metal Theft: A United Fight Lower Mainland devises a model for theft deterrence that other communities aim to emulate.
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February 01, 2007
Popular Science

A Million Little ID Tags. Unmistakable indentification keeps car thieves from your ride.
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November 08, 2006
Leduc Representative, Alberta

New Technology helps citizens fight crime. Citizens On Patrol (COP) has found a partner in their pursuit to end crime and raise funds at the same time.
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October 28, 2006
Heartland NEWS, Kentucky

How you can Protect your belongings Law enforcement in Western Kentucky had what one detective called a "difficult task" on their hands. Almost a week after they found truck loads of stolen goods they have to figure out who it all belongs to. What can you do now to protect your property?
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October 24, 2006
Scoop Independent News

Wielding Force of Microdots Against Rural Crime. A national initiative to spread a million microdots across farm property is being launched to fight rural crime.The initiative aims to help farmers and their families avoid facing personal risks when confronting intruders, and to cut the theft of possessions that are at high risk.
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June 26, 2006
Austrailian Broadcasting Corporation

Four Corners on "Car Wars" By the turn of the century Australia had one of the worst car theft rates in the world.The cloning of vehicles is a new chapter in an old story.
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