Car thefts rise after viral Tiktok challenge shows how to steal a car with a USB cable

1 August 2022

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A 27-year-old man from China couldn’t get a job because he looks like a 10-year-old

Mao Sheng had no luck finding a job and he believed it was because of his youthful looks. Many people close to him agree that the 27-year-old doesn’t look a day over 10-years-old. Employers never believed his age and suspected he was a government agent being used to catch companies abusing child labour laws. He posted a video on Tiktok to vent his frustration and explain that he needs a job to support his sick father. Fortunately, an employer saw the clip after it was shared on a local news outlet and offered Mao a job!

Millions of car owners have been warned of a viral Tiktok challenge that shows thieves how to steal a car with a USB cable

The video shows how to start a Kia by pulling off the casing around the steering column and finding a port underneath to turn with the cable connector. The video has been removed but many thieves have already learnt the trick. In Brisbane, two Kias were targeted by thieves as they attempted the new version of hot wiring. Police in the US have reported that car thefts had increased by 30 per cent with the majority of vehicles being Kias and Hyundais.


A 7-year-old girl has broken a Guinness World Record

Deshna Nahar, a 7-year-old girl from India, broke the record for ‘limbo’ skating’. Strapped to her roller skates she glided underneath 20 cars in just 13.64 seconds! She broke the previous record held by 14-year-old from China.

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