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Fighting Sandy debris-removal crooks: There’s an app for that

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A devastating storm like Sandy can bring out the crooks – and not just opportunistic looters and burglars. Officials dealing with the destruction in the U.S. Northeast say one of their biggest headaches is debris-removal fraud … Continue reading

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Stats show crooks check social media, Google Street View to plan robberies (Yahoo! News)

Yahoo! News – An easily-accessible service that lets everyone know where you are is a robber’s dream come true, so it’s no surprise that former burglars cite social media as a major tool in planning heists. But the actual statistics … Continue reading

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