Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with "key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.


The company upgraded its DealerCONNECT terms of use with threats that it could pursue "civil and criminal proceedings" against violators. The updates were made on Thursday, Aug. 25, just weeks after police in Houston arrested two men believed to be part of a vehicle-theft ring. The ring is accused of stealing more than 100 Jeep and Ram vehicles using little more than a laptop computer, an OBD-II plug and software.

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