Avoiding Burglary in the Digital Age

This week there was a story in the news here about a man who was robbed thanks to a post on Craigslist. He posted several items that he wanted to sell including a game console, TV, some DVD’s and other electronics. A woman contacted him about buying the items and they worked out a time for her to come get the items. In the course of that conversation, she said something to the effect of, “I can come by around 2:00,” to which he replied, “It will have to be later. I don’t get home from work until 6:00,” and then he gave her his address. When he got home around six, he discovered that he had been robbed. He was able to put two and two together and figure out


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3 Responses to Avoiding Burglary in the Digital Age

  1. pen says:

    thanks for the post. i try and be careful myself, but the reminder is always nice.

  2. Ryan says:

    Great section on social media. People reveal to much info and have no idea how it can/will be used!

  3. Bernz says:

    This is very true…even the government has finally realized the importance and the gravity of cyber crime that they have created a committee to combat this problems. be aware of the people you are dealing with especially when money is involved.

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