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"Goldmine for burglars" hole closed in Immobilise national property register

Burglar. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

It was a burglar's dream: A list with 28+ million records of expensive toys. Customers' names, addresses, lists of valuables, and even the gizmos' monetary values were all easy pickings.

Truly embarrassing Facebook status updates exposed by website


Remember, if you post updates publicly, potential or current employers have a harbor-front seat to whatever flavor of debauchery floats your boat.

Burglars notify Brooklyn police of crimes via Facebook status updates

Accused burglars' Facebook status updates very helpful to Brooklyn police 'friend'

Some people still haven't learnt that you should be careful of who you friend on Facebook, and what you post online.

Which, in some cases, is good news for the police.