SECURITY ALERT! - A new way to rob you!

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Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:18 am

I received this from a friend that stays in Gauteng :aggresive:

They''....Have a new way to rob you now!!! Read on


Wednesday, I approached my bakkie from the passenger side to place my computer bag
on the front passenger seat.

As I reached to open the door I noticed there
was a hole right under my door handle.
My first thought was, "someone has shot my truck!"
I began to think about it and inspect it a little closer.
Then the 'light' slowly began to dawn on me.
I phoned my friend who owns a car body shop and
asked if he had any vehicles with damage to the
doors that looked like a bullet hole.
"Yes, I see it all the time.
Thieves have a punch and place it right under the door handle, knock a hole through,
reach in and unlock it, just as if they have a key.
No alarms, broken glass or anything".

I then placed a call to my insurance agent
and explained it to him. I was puzzled that they
left my GPS and all other belongings.

Here is where it gets scary!

"Oh no", he said. "They want the break-in to be so subtle that you don't even realize it.
They look at your GPS to see where 'home' is. They know what you drive, so they go to your home
and if your vehicle isn't there, they assume you aren't either and break in your home."

He said they even give you the courtesy
of re-locking your doors for you. They will leave
a purse or wallet and only take one or two credit cards.

By the time you realize there has been a theft, they may have already had a couple days,
or more, to use them.
So, periodically walk around your car; daily -
if you are in a shopping center or other parking area.
Report thefts immediately....your bank w/missing
cheque numbers, your credit card agencies, police,
and insurance companies, etc. And set your home address for a street nearby.


This is what the hole looks like.
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:42 am

:punch: :punch:
I'm going to change my "HOME" to the middle of the ocean!!
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:54 am

Change "Home" to the local police station.

then they will go back to where they started... lol
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:00 am

That's why you should rather set a nearby petrol station or the something as home.

Also advised to set a pin on your gps, so even if it is stolen it can't be used ;)
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:01 am

home at MIL ..... ?
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:02 am

Die$eL wrote:Change "Home" to the local police station.

then they will go back to where they started... lol
:thumbup: :thumbup: I like!! :lol: :lol:
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:00 pm

Dit is die probleem ons raak slimmer maar die skelms al hoe skelmer en het elke dag n ander triek
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:48 pm

vital info! thanks. Hope this isn't reaching the fairest Cape yet!
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:09 pm

This e-mail have done the rounds a while back.
Here is some more info
http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/handle.asp
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Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:39 pm

Daai is 'n Yankee storie - kyk waar sit die sleutelgat, dis op 'n regter deur en die storie praat van die passasiers deur???
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Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:46 am

Regardless of if its a hoax or not, in reality it is an easy way to see where you live.
I have a security code on mine and MY Home isnt listed as home
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Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:15 pm

Mikie wrote: MY Home isnt listed as home
:naah: So let me get this straight: When you go 'Home', you don't go home? :confused: :confused: :confused: :lol:
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Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:17 am

Thabogrobler wrote:
Mikie wrote: MY Home isnt listed as home
:naah: So let me get this straight: When you go 'Home', you don't go home? :confused: :confused: :confused: :lol:
:tease: :acute: :lmao: :lmao:

Something like that, don't tell my girlfriend
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Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:49 am

Ek het gehoor sodra hulle jou HOME het gaan wag hulle eenvoudig
By jou huis en vat jou voertuig sonder moeite en die worries om n sleutel te kry.
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