Rolls-Royce Cullinan Stolen Via Text Message

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan Stolen Via Text Message
Rolls-Royce Cullinan Stolen Via Text Message

We’ve seen cars stolen using some pretty creative methods, but this might be the first time we’ve seen one stolen through a text message. Someone used a pretty crafty method to confuse a driver delivering a Rolls-Royce Cullinan to a dealership in Miami and it just has us in awe.

Learn how a Rolls-Royce was stolen from a valet.

According to NBC Miami, the ultra-luxury SUV was being transported from a dealership in Michigan to one in Miami by a driver. It was supposed to arrive in Miami on June 15 but never showed up.

That’s because at about 9 am on June 15 the driver got a text from a different number directing him to drop off the Rolls-Royce at a different location. Admittedly, that seems odd since the driver apparently knew the text wasn’t from the original phone number.


We would be suspicious of anyone telling us to drop a car off somewhere other than originally specified, but apparently not everyone would. We don’t know if this driver asked questions, all we know is he ultimately complied with the request and willingly dropped the Cullinan off somewhere else.

The general manager of Limited Spec Automobile, the dealer which was supposed to receive the Rolls-Royce, told NBC Miami he was perplexed why the transport driver didn’t confirm the change in drop off location with the dealership.

After the theft, the dealership texted the number which communicated with the driver. The person on the other end taunted the dealer, sending images of the GPS trackers hidden in the Rolls-Royce, letting them know they wouldn’t be able to find it.

The dealer believes the thief is a smooth professional criminal and we would have to agree. Generally, those who go after Rolls-Royces and the like have been stealing cars for years so they know all the tricks. Unfortunately, it probably means the Cullinan is gone for good.

Image via NBC Miami

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