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Facebook and Twitter increase burglaries PDF
Thursday, 21 April 2011 16:30

If you’re a Facebook or Twitter user, watch out you don’t give away too much information to would-be burglars! Posting that you’re going on holiday or are away from home may mean you coming back to an empty house – empty of your possessions, that is!

Researchers have found that it is quite easy for a potential thief to find out your address and be relatively confident that no-one is at home when they call round to break in.

This worrying news was revealed in an article in today’s Daily Mail. Click the link below to read the article in full:

How thieves can track your address down ONE MINUTE after you update Facebook and Twitter with your holiday plans

© Paul Whitelock

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Paul Whitelock

Paul is a Joint Honours graduate in Spanish and German, a qualified teacher (PGCE) and has a Member of the Institute of Linguists (MIL) qualification.

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