Car gang’s master mechanic gets five plus

A Lithuanian car mechanic who helped dismantle 131 cars worth £3.3m has been jailed for five and a half years. Darius Mitrulevicius, 43, was part of a sophisticated gang that hacked car security systems before dismantling them and shipping the parts to Lithuania between 2015 and 2019. The father-of-two lived a life of ‘modest means’ working as a mechanic on £600 a month while conducting more than a hundred thefts, Southwark Crown Court heard. The gang used radios to communicate,…

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