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App leads cops to 10 stolen phones worth $5K, woman charged.

http://glurl.co/ci5

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If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. - Yogi Berra

She has a long extensive theft record but stiil on the street

And she looks like such an upstanding citizen in the photo.

How much do they have to do before they finally punish them? The problem is they never really get punished so they just keep doing it over and over if there is no real consequence.

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smart cop

glad the cop was smart and was thinking outside the box..

Location/Theft Recovery Apps

Last Mrk wrote:

App leads cops to 10 stolen phones worth $5K, woman charged.

http://glurl.co/ci5

There are a number of lost/stolen phone apps for smartphones (Android and iPhone - probably Windows as well), that are free. Functionality ranges from reporting back the location information, snapping a photo, recording audio, to sounding a loud alarm, to wiping personal data.

Prey for computers provides similar functionality for computers.

Well

I bet the back back of her hand will be red from the smack she receives. rolleyes

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Still another example

Sheriffs use Apple's Find My iPhone to track down missing child.

http://glurl.co/ck1

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If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. - Yogi Berra

Phone Call

Was she allowed her one phone call with a stolen phone. Lol.

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Are we there yet?

:)

synctronic wrote:

Was she allowed her one phone call with a stolen phone. Lol.

haha nice one.

Smart thinking on the cops part.

Wow....

the concept of Big Brother is certainly alive and well.

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newsday story

Today's Newsday had a story about an app that helped recover a stolen phone.
http://origin.misc.pagesuite.com/clips/74c160e0-a476-48c8-9e...

And yet....

Probably 1000's more do not get recovered because the police don't consider the theft of one phone a serious use of their time and resources. Also if the thieves are smart, which most are not, they simply do a hard reset of the phone and it wipes the app. But most probably just steal and sell, or use in the first hour to rack up long distance calls and then discard it.

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I never get lost, but I do explore new territory every now and then.

Yes find my phone app

Yes find my phone app

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