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If Approached By The Baltimore Squeegee Boys – Don’t Do This

This week we had a post from Justine Dixon who is an ICU Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland. She posted her 2015 Chevy Cruze to Stolen 911 and went into detail of how the theft of her car went down. In Baltimore, many of the intersections have groups of young kids known as "squeegee boys". They come up to your car as your waiting for a traffic light and begin to wash your windows hoping you'll give them any spare change you may have. It’s been going on for a long time, and large cities throughout the US have similar situations. (more…)

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How to get on the “Most Viewed” list at Stolen 911

Have you noticed that some Stolen 911 posts are seen more than others? The posts that get seen the most are the posts that are shared on Social Media. Sharing your stolen item’s Digital Fingerprint is easy using the the provided social media share buttons. Facebook is the most successful when it comes to Stolen 911 users. Reddit users also have had success getting their stolen property story told. (more…)

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Black Friday 2016: How to Shut Down Thieves

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Starting on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, the possibility of theft becomes more of a concern to the consumer who may not give it another thought the rest of the year. But insurance company Traveler reports that thefts on Black Friday are 28% higher than any other day when considering thefts that take place away from home. (more…)

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6 Things to Do Right Away If Your Laptop Gets Stolen

There are an almost infinite number of places from which a laptop computer can be stolen, with some of the most common sites of laptop theft being airports, hotel rooms, cars, cafes, and offices. At the world's 36 biggest airports, over 10,000 laptops are lost or stolen every week, and thousands more are stolen from smaller airports. Most of these are never recovered, but that's partly because many people assume there's no chance of getting their laptop back and don't even bother to report it missing. (more…)

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Why Auto Thefts Make Halloween Even Scarier

According to the 2015 Holiday Vehicle Theft Report by the National Crime Information Center, Labor Day and New Year's Day were the 2014 holidays when the most cars were stolen. But just closely behind New Year's Day was Halloween, with 2,010 reported car thefts that day. Holidays prompt people to do things differently, and it may cause people to take chances they might not ordinarily. So it's essential that car owners don't let their guard down just because everyone's in costume, or because you're parked outside a great party at a friend's house. (more…)

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No Anti-Theft Measures to Be Found with Apple’s New AirPods Headphones

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now available, with their most buzzworthy features being a waterproof body, dual rear-cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus, and the absence of a headphone jack. That doesn't mean owners can't use headphones with it, but if they want to rely on their current headphones that use a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack they'll have to use a Lightning converter. (more…)

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Making the Case for a Stolen Phone Database

Opportunity theft of mobile devices is a big problem in the United States, and it takes many forms. Some stolen cell phones are simply picked from people's pockets or otherwise grabbed when the opportunity presents itself. Sometimes crooked employees steal phones from stock, and sometimes people lease phones (so they don't have a legal title) and then sell them. (more…)

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The Rolls-Royce Hood Ornament is Also a Brilliant Anti-Theft Device

Back in the 1970s and prior, stealing hubcaps was a petty criminal pastime. This was way before custom wheels and rims became so popular. At that time, hubcaps were made of metal and added value to the car. Also, they were fairly easy to steal and sell. That trend faded out as automobile manufacturers started replacing metal hubcaps with plastic ones and the market for used hubcaps deflated. Today, hubcaps are rarely stolen, unless they're stolen from a classic car outfitted with particularly nice ones. (more…)

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How a Simple Sign Can Help Prevent Bicycle Theft

Human brain architecture is designed for detecting facial features, such as a pair of eyes. This "gaze detection" is hardwired into the human brain, and once offered a helpful evolutionary tool for, say, detecting an enemy lurking nearby. (more…)

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