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Smartphone Theft is Still on the Rise

Smartphone Theft is Still on the Rise

By Sean Patterson April 17, 2014

For smartphone owners (and iPhone owners in particular) the risk of theft is always present. Millions of smartphones are stolen every year and most of them are never recovered. A quick survey of recent Twitter posts is enough to demonstrate …

Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom Report Theft Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom Report Theft

Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom may not be an item anymore, but it looks like the two are still dealing with issues including burglary at the home they once shared. LAPD confirms that they are investigating a report of missing …

Another Soldier Guilty of Afghanistan Fuel Theft Another Soldier Guilty of Afghanistan Fuel Theft

U.S. Army Sergeant Alber Kelly III today pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of fuel from the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Kelly was stationed at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Afghanistan from 2011 until 2012, assigned to oversee …

Soldier Jailed For Fuel Theft in Afghanistan Soldier Jailed For Fuel Theft in Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that former U.S. Army Specialist Stephanie Charboneau has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison for her role in a plot to steal fuel from the U.S. Army. Last …

Mailbox Theft Brings Federal Action Mailbox Theft Brings Federal Action
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Snail mail isn’t as popular as it once was, especially with the prevalence and ease of email, but it is still a useful, important part of many a person’s life. After all, how else would you be able to get …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Scarecrow Thief is Arrested ‘Duck Dynasty’ Scarecrow Thief is Arrested

Poor Uncle Si can’t catch a break. Between the guys on Duck Dynasty giving him a hard time for his vocabulary and naps and someone stealing and burning up a scarecrow made in his likeness, the tea-guzzling duck hunter is …

Thief Returns Prized Pumpkin, Leaves Note Thief Returns Prized Pumpkin, Leaves Note

Ah yes, York, Pennsylvania. Home of the York Peppermint Patty, York International Air Conditioners, the rock band “Live,” and now prized pumpkin theft. On Sunday, a thief returned a 255-pound pumpkin a boy won at a Windsor Township Oktoberfest celebration, …

Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen Bourbon Heist: 65 Cases of Pappy Van Winkle Stolen
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As Zac Brown sings, “The whiskey’s gone.” Someone in Frankfort, Kentucky must like Pappy Van Winkle bourbon an awful lot because they made off with 65 cases (195 bottles) of the rare bourbon, which is valued at over $25,000. Nine …

Ohio Woman Charged After Taking $2.87 from Fountain Ohio Woman Charged After Taking $2.87 from Fountain
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People are outraged after learning that a woman who stole less than $3 from a water fountain may face jail time. An Ohio woman, Deidre Romine, was charged with petty theft and issued a summons to appear in court after …

Fountain Theft Might Get Woman Jail Time Over $2.87 Fountain Theft Might Get Woman Jail Time Over $2.87
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An Ohio woman who says she is battling mental health issues and can’t find a job was recently spotted by a police officer while taking change from a fountain; the officer charged her with theft after finding $2.87 in change …

Man Drinks 50 Bottles Whiskey Worth $102,000 Man Drinks 50 Bottles Whiskey Worth $102,000

According to WTAE News in Pennsylvania, a man has swilled down 50 bottles of pre-Prohibition whiskey in one year – whiskey he was supposed to be guarding for safekeeping. The man, John Saunders, 62, was a caretaker who lived in …

Victim Finds Thief's Phone, Calls His Mom Victim Finds Thief's Phone, Calls His Mom

Eliza Webb, 29, of Seattle, had a unique situation before her. She had come out to her car and found that her running shoes and sunglasses and been stolen from inside the vehicle. But the thief had also left something …

CNN Anchor Robbed: iPhone Stolen in Atlanta CNN Anchor Robbed: iPhone Stolen in Atlanta
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A CNN anchorwoman was the victim of a brazen daylight robbery in Atlanta last week. Carol Costello, the news anchor for the 9 am to 11 am segment of CNN Newsroom, revealed this weekend that she had been robbed on …

Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore in Northern California Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore in Northern California
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The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of an 82-foot yacht earlier this week. The three people, all of them over the age of 50, were arrested on suspicion of …

Girl Robs Bank, Brags About It On YouTube Girl Robs Bank, Brags About It On YouTube
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A lot of criminals could be categorized as less than intelligent. The Internet has made that more apparent than ever as idiots around the world are posting their criminal exploits on social media. Today’s dumb criminal went the extra step …

Japanese Stores Hit With iPhone 5 Thefts Japanese Stores Hit With iPhone 5 Thefts

The iPhone 5 has proven to be one of the most anticipated hardware launches of the year. Lines as far as the eye can see are stretching throughout cities. Some folks in Japan just couldn’t wait and decided to skip …

Hackers Break Into Banks And Steal 60 Million Euros Hackers Break Into Banks And Steal 60 Million Euros

McAfee and Guardian Analytics released a joint report today saying that more than 60 firms have suffered from what it has called an “insider level of understanding.” The automated malicious software program was discovered and it was designed to use …