The Canada Border Service Agency, together with the Montreal police, intercepted 72 stolen vehicles before they were exported from the Port of Montreal in a sting operation on November 13th. Équité Association, an organization specializing in the reduction and prevention of insurance crimes, and the Montréal Port Authority also participated in the operation. Fifty-four of the vehicles came from Ontario and 18 were from Quebec. In all, the vehicles are estimated to be worth $5.6 million and CBSA believes they were about to be sold abroad. Since the beginning of 2023 and until November 13, the CBSA has intercepted in Montréal 1,038 vehicles stolen for export. An average of 24 stolen vehicles have been intercepted and returned to the Montreal police each week since January 1, 2023.