Ask the Expert: Why are Hyundais and Kias so hot right now for car thieves?


There's been a sharp increase in the number of Hyundais and Kias that are getting ripped off over the last couple of years. It seems that TikTok is teaching amateur car thieves how to steal them through an issue in their security.

What is it about our society where people are more willing to try some kind of criminal act, because they saw the "how to" on YouTube or on TikTok?

It just leads to a bunch of questions about car thefts in 2023.
On Ask The Expert, Dr. Alex del Carmen joined us. He's a criminology professor at Tarleton State.

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