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    Re: Beware of your GPS!
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2009 May 1, 08:49 -0400

    And never ever mark the location of your home as a waypoint!
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of RBEmerson
    Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 8:30 AM
    To: NavList
    Subject: [NavList 8111] Re: Beware of your GPS!
    
    
    See Snopes.Com on this:
    http://www.snopes.com/crime/intent/gps.asp
    
    Rating: Partly True
    
    Naturally, leaving attractive items (e.g., GPS) in plain sight in
    parked car is ...ah... unwise, if for no other reason than to avoid a
    break-in into the car.
    
    Cheers,
    Rick
    
    On May 1, 1:46 am, Peter Fogg  wrote:
    > A story from the UK:
    >
    > "Recently, a friend told me that someone she knew had their car broken into
    > while they were at a football game. Their car was parked on the green, which
    > was adjacent to the football stadium and specially allotted to football
    > fans. Things stolen from the car included a garage door remote control, some
    > money and a GPS that had been prominently mounted on the dashboard.
    >
    > When the victims got home, they found that their house had been ransacked
    > and just about everything worth anything had been stolen.
    >
    > The thieves had used the GPS to guide them to the house. They then used the
    > garage remote control to open the garage door and gain entry to the house.
    > The thieves knew the owners were at the football game, they knew what time
    > the game was scheduled to finish and so they knew how much time they had to
    > clean out the house. It would appear that they had brought a truck to empty
    > the house of its contents."
    
    
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