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See Where The Crime Is Happening In Your Area With The New Government Crime Map

The Government has launched a new crime-mapping website for England and Wales, attracting between 4 – 5 million hits every hour. The street-by-street guides tell users where crimes have been committed near their home within the last month – including burglary, anti-social behaviour and violent crime. The Home Secretary Theresa May has welcomed the publication…

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Burglaries Lead To ID Theft

Figures released recently reveal that personal ID documents, such as passports and driving licenses, are stolen in 74% of burglaries. ID documents were the only things stolen in one in seven burglaries committed in the UK last year. People whose identity documents are stolen are at an increased risk of identity theft – where an…

Online Stalking Beware
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Online Stalking Beware

Being burgled is a homeowner’s worst nightmare. But sometimes we do not help ourselves, a survey of ex-cons has found. Insurance firm More Than quizzed 50 former thieves about their tricks of the trade. One reformed burglar tells how thieves even use Twitter and Facebook to plan break-ins. In the old days, burglars would pay a…