Monday, July 7, 2014

Social Media Thieves

Wow! Everyone is using social media. Isn’t it great? 

Well apparently some less honorable folks have found a way to better time a robbery – when you’ve just told everyone on your social media website that you off for 3 days in Lake Wherever.

The statistics in this article reflect that summer time in Canada, especially Friday evenings, are the best times to break into a residence.

Be careful with what you post to the public!

Thieves Use Social Media to Plan Summer Home Burglaries

Data from Aviva Canada shows that residential burglary claims increase dramatically over the summer months. Compared to February – which has the lowest frequency of burglaries – July, August and September show an increase of 24 percent, 36 percent and 18 percent respectively. Read Entire Article 

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