criminal activity

13 Signs Your Car Will Be Stolen
Car thefts have been one of those crimes that seem to exist whether the economy is bad or good. Automobiles are relatively easy to break into, attract little to no attention whether they are equipped with alarms and can be sold in part or whole for big, quick cash. It’s so widespread and hard…
Serial Flasher Claims He’s Trying to Overcome a Phobia
Lots of shrinks say that if you have a fear, the best way to get rid of it is to do exactly what it is you’re afraid of — Unless your fear is public nudity. Probably best not to use immersion therapy on that one. Clifford John Candy, 30, of Brisbane, Australia has been caught [……
Candy Thief Steals $600 Worth of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
We love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups as much as the next guy, but a robber in Ohio has taken his love of candy to a whole new thieving level by stealing between $400-$600 worth of Reese’s over the past few months. The “Peanut Butter Cup Bandit” has been targeting a Sunoco i…
What Cities Are People Most Likely to Have Their Cars Stolen?
Your vehicle might be a little bit safer this year against auto theft than it has been in the past, but according to a new report, you might just want to hang on to that security system and full coverage insurance for awhile. While auto theft was down nationwide 3.3 percent in 2011, the FBI [……
Identity Theft’s Newest Victims? Kids
If you think protecting your credit is something only adults need to worry about, think again. Experts say one in 10 children is now the victim of identity theft. Identity thieves ferret out kids’ social security numbers on tax forms accessed by hacking home computers, and they also target ho…
Walmart Robber Seriously Injured by His Own Getaway Vehicle
It never seems to fail — where there’s a twinge of desperation, a nearby Walmart, and just enough faith in a reckless gamble to go over the wall, the derelict sideshow and dumb circus is there. Apparently, one man from New York does not intend to change that. According to a police repo…
Sweet! Maple Syrup Counterfeiter Busted By Federal Government
We are pleased to report that in the wake of a near societal meltdown, America is officially a safer place to live now that there is one less maple syrup counterfeiter on the streets. Federal prosecutors say that a Rhode Island man sold and profited from the sale of an impostor brand of Vermont mapl…