Over £1m raised through Operation Cubo vehicle seizures

The enormous haul of uninsured vehicles seized from drivers cuts across the spectrum from Fords to Ferraris. Luxury vehicles seized over the past year have also included Bentleys, Aston Martins, Porches, Rolls Royce's and a Lamborghini.

In excess of £1million has been raised to date through the scrap and auction of thousands of vehicles seized under Operation Cubo, with money raised over and above the total costs of operational activity going directly back into frontline policing.

This includes the funding of a new intelligence team made up of police officers dedicated to furthering the work of Operation Cubo and additional technology such as cutting edge ID scanners used at pounds to detect fraudulent documents.

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Warning to rogue drivers

The Met Police Commissioner and the Mayor of London are appearing next to seized and crushed cars in a graphic warning to rogue motorists, demonstrating what could happen to your vehicle if you drive illegally in the capital.