An online date ended with a crime instead of a kiss.
The incident happened at Morris Avenue and East Kingsbridge Road around 6:30 p.m.
The ring allegedly took orders for specific colors and models of Lexus sedans and other luxury vehicles from an international broker who then sold the vehicles to buyers in Nigeria and other African nations, authorities said.
Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.
Long Island police are investigating an unusual car theft case in Massapequa Tuesday after a bizarre series of incidents.