(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Lee Shi-Ian
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are hot on the trail of a mastermind involved in car-theft rings and exporting them to be sold in his used-car shops abroad.
The 43-year-old man has been identified and police have determined that he lives a life of luxury in a neighbouring country running his car, hotel and other businesses.
Police have also obtained information on three of his partners, who are overseas, and hope to nab them. The main suspect buys stolen vehicles from local car thieves for between RM7,000 and RM30,000 before exporting the vehicles by shipping containers.
It has been …