August 10, 2012
Every day I read outrageous stories about parents neglecting their primary duty – to be a parent! From parents snorting opiates and allowing their infant to dip into their stash to providing alcohol to teens at a party to parents on shoplifting sprees leaving their children behind when they ar... [More]
July 31, 2012
There is a general belief in society that you get wiser with age. This certainly is true in many cases. This is not true in the following story of a 60-year-old granny that continues to find herself on the wrong side of the law due to theft behavior.
A 60-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty to taki... [More]
April 10, 2012
The cases of law enforcement officials stealing have become prevalent in the past few months. I have blogged about a number of police officers and others abusing their power and stealing. The case again David Graham is yet another.
Once named “Deputy of the Year,” in Leon County Florida... [More]
January 17, 2012
Banks came about because it is not safe to keep large amounts of cash at home. It amazes me every time I hear about someone getting robbed of $10,000 worth of jewelry and another $5K in cash. It is crazy to be so obviously exposed.
If people know you keep cash, you better keep that information to a... [More]
November 18, 2011
People always are seeking out jobs with government and public sector employment. Why do you think you think that is?
For many it is job security. For others, a government job means good benefits – health care and a retirement package. For all too many recently, it offers a chance to pilfer fr... [More]
November 15, 2011
Believe it or not there are some people who steal just to get arrested and get their names in the papers. There are some who are so prolific they develop a media following complete with moniker. The “Barefoot Bandit” is one such thief. He surely could have used a stop theft class before ... [More]
September 7, 2011
You don’t think of Iraq as a hot bed for stolen vehicles coming from the United States, do you?
Southern California generally, and San Diego, specifically is a hot bed for auto thefts. Most of the stolen vehicles here, however, wind up in Mexico.
Now comes this amazing news - four San Diego-... [More]
July 18, 2011
American ingenuity is the pride of Ivy League schools like Harvard University, Princeton University and Columbia University. Have you read about the $5.7 million theft from Columbia University?
George Castro, 48, was charged last year with sending 56 Columbia University payments for New York Presby... [More]
July 7, 2011
A few weeks ago I discussed how the West Coast is the “King” for auto thefts. Most notably, Fresno, California. The primary reason places like Fresno lead the nation in the negative social category of auto theft is not that there are thousands of car thieves running around jacking lifts,... [More]
June 30, 2011
There is no doubt that California is our nation’s largest economic contributor. There also is little argument that its current fiscal crisis has the state on the brink of financial ruin. Another statistic California leads the nation is – auto theft!
Despite recent technological breakthr... [More]