Other stories about Smartphone Theft

Kim's Take: Thieves force you to change your smartphone settings before they steal it

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute!   You keep your smartphone close at hand...
Columns February 7, 2019

iPhone thieves called 911 on the victim. You have to see why.

What would you do if you stole someone's iPhone and they tried to get it back? Hypothetically, of course. Your first move probably wouldn't be...
Happening Now August 14, 2014

Police say smartphone kill switches are working

Finally, some good news about smartphone theft - it's getting better! Back in April, I told you how there's never been a better time to...
Happening Now June 19, 2014

Guess where your phone is most likely to be stolen

Do you remember this fun infographic I showed you a few weeks ago? It illustrates how your smartphone has never been more likely to...
Happening Now May 7, 2014

Your smartphone has never been more likely to be stolen

It's a staggering stat: Nearly 3.1 million Americans had their smartphones stolen from them in 2013. Even worse, nearly 1.4 million of those phones...
Happening Now April 18, 2014