How to catch an iPhone thief

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Speedy, Jan 29, 2010.

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    I've actually done some of these steps myself when checking out companies or individuals who want to get involved with my business, or tracking people who have trolled or 'accidentally' recommended a company in my forums. Often on their first post.
    Anyway, if you've got nothing to hide etc......
  2. Seen a few similar stories. Amazing how little privacy we have.
  3. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    Even if I am impressed by this.......

    God save us from Google... 8O
  4. This is the NAAFI I thought it was going to end with a horrible mistake involving the guys cat a bottle of lube and some nails!

    shame as that would have finished of that story nice
  5. In fairness the bloke seems like a right fecking puffter. As soon as I knew where it was I would have been straight round with a baseball bat.
  6. Of course you would! I reckon what the geezer did was very impressive indeed. He let the tea-leaf know (and not only from him, but from others around yon tea-leaf too) that he had the lowdown on him big-time and there was no hiding. Excellent drills on his part, I'd say.

  7. [sarcasm]Surely there's an app for this? :roll: [/sarcasm]
  8. Good work by him - exactly the over the top effort, outrageous stubborness, and just a hint of psych that I would expect from most servicemen.
  9. So when do we get to the bit where the thief gets nailed to his front door?
  10. Google is a life saver, I had an asian doctor try and scam me out of £1100 for a watch I sold him.
  11. Internetz is scary!
  12. Stay chooned, Eodmatt! :policeflat:

  13. udipur

    udipur LE Book Reviewer

    Too many warnings to the thief.

    Should have waited outside Pinche's house with Ramirez the Hispanic bouncer and fronted him.
  14. I think it's scarier and funnier to make them sweat.

    It's like when you've pulled a prank on someone, you know it's going to escalate , but you don't know when it's coming.
  15. Yes I am 100% sure the story is true.

    Now truly to find the same stuff about your own:

    family names?
    google the address?
    see the street view?

    The Google is strong in this advert :tp: