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The Code That Can Open Nearly Any Hotel Room Safe

If you thought putting your valuables inside a hotel safe ensured their security, you might be wrong. In fact, those tiny boxes do little to guarantee your prized possessions' safety. Most hotel rooms contain a Safloc digital safe in the room, where you enter a four-digit code and "enter" to lock...
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Smishing Is Seriously Growing As Scammers Update Their Tactics

Smishing certainly sounds silly and harmless but it has become a serious fraud risk that can rob a person's life savings in the blink of an eye. The word smishing combines SMS, the primary technical format for text messaging, and phishing. As in other phishing attacks, the criminals masquerade as...
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Easy Way To Keep Your Purse Safe When Shopping

With more people out shopping, thieves are out in numbers too. And with our though turned to finding the perfect gift, it makes it easier for a thief to rob you in plain sight. However there is a simple security mechanism you can employ to keep your handbag safe. When using a shopping cart as you...
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Amazon Using Fake Packages To Catch Delivery Truck Thieves

While companies work on ways to solve porch pirates, those who steal delivered packages off the doorstep of homes, Amazon is also looking to stop thieving delivery truck drivers. Amazon is planting fake packages to test the integrity of their drivers. It starts with a dummy package sent at random...
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Smart Ways To Stop Coffee Creamer Criminals In The Workplace

It's a tale old as time, co-workers raiding the office refrigerator and stealing your coffee creamer. Notes, threats and even crafting a locking system fails to stop the coffee creamer criminals from helping themselves. But one expert recommends you take a cue from Hollywood and play a little game...
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A Truck's Manual Transmission Ends A Criminal's Escape From The Law

When it comes to protecting your car from being stolen, you may want to buy one with a manual transmission. Randy Dewayne Vert was arrested outside Birmingham, Alabama Wednesday morning after leading police on a car chase with tops speed breaking 25mph. Sheriff Deputies responded when a delivery...
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Man Who Robbed Bank To Get Away From His Wife Gets An Unwelcomed Sentence

Oh the irony! Back in September, 70-year old Lawrence John Ripple had an argument with his wife, in what we can only assume it was over money. That's because Lawrence robbed Brotherhood Bank Trust in Kansas City, Kansas, by handing the teller a note stating he had a gun and demanded money. But once...
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How To Stop A Blanket bandit From Stealing The Sheets At Night

Do you share a bed with a blanket bandit? A sheet thief who robs you of covers throughout the night? According to a recent survey, people who slept with bedtime companion items, such as dolls, toys, special blanket and teddy bears, are more likely to steal covers from you. Out of adults who tended...
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Pet Squirrel Defends Owner's Home From Robbery

Dogs aren't the only pets that protect your home. Even a tiny squirrel can be a force to defend its owner and their property. So is the case of Joey the squirrel and his owner Adam Pearl of Idaho. When Adam returned to his home Tuesday he noticed something was different. The fresh footprints in...
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Thief Returns Stolen Van To Funeral Home After Discovering A Body Inside

We spend millions of dollars to prevent thieves from stealing our cars. Business are not immune to car thefts either, not even a mortuary. 24-year old Bobby Joe Washington decided to steal a van from a mortuary in Riverside, California early Sunday morning. However he got more than he bargained for...
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