April 23, 2012
What you keep on your computer could be very dangerous if the device gets stolen. In addition to personal financial information, thieves may also turn into extortionists. Take the latest case about a Minnesota man.
The Star Tribune reports that the case involves his theft of a laptop belong to a 20... [More]
March 1, 2012
The headline says it all. Really, how could a theft class help the deer population?
Well, a thief stole equipment and the theft is threatening the continuation of a remote white cedar plantation designed to improve deer habitat in Minnesota.
Stolen were solar panels, a wiring harness, and ba... [More]
February 5, 2012
Have you ever stolen a pig? Have you ever thought about thieving some pork? Maybe not you, but pig theft in the Midwest is becoming a real problem.
A well-organized pig theft operation may be why more than 1,000 hogs have been stolen from Midwest farms in the past few weeks.
Many thefts are happen... [More]
July 5, 2011
Jose Vega-Mendoza had immigrated (illegally) at the age of 2. Twenty-five years later he was deported back to Mexico due to a pair of theft convictions. If his family here in the United States thought their life was difficult before, they are on the brink of financial ruin now.
Mendoza’s sist... [More]