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25 Theft Innovations

Those Pesky Burglars, from Bank Robber Fashion to Exploding Bike Locks

— August 12, 2009 — Tech
Nobody likes to be stolen from and there are many theft innovations to assist with that problem. For the thief, they want a quick and clean getaway and there are many theft innovations to assist with that problem.

Either way, somebody always loses when it comes to stealing and whether it comes in the form sticky pad doormats or burglars in drag, these 25 theft innovations are only going to help one side of the equation.
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Forgiving Thieves
Forgiving Thieves
MTV Ad Shows Us That Stealing From Little Old Ladies Is Okay
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23
Hawaiian Shirted Burglars
Hawaiian Shirted Burglars
Jewel Thieves Yearn for Attention Through Vibrant Outfits
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22
Thief Photo Posting
Thief Photo Posting
'GadgetTrak' Locates Stolen Technology and Shows the Culprit
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21
Rockstar Stage Thefts
Rockstar Stage Thefts
REM Guitar Stolen
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20
Petty Celebrity Theft (as Advertising)
Petty Celebrity Theft (as Advertising)
David Beckham Pulls a Britney?
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19
Sneaky Safety Drawers
Sneaky Safety Drawers
Anti-Theft Box Confuses Thiefs and Owners With Arrows
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18
Doormats to Enable Burglars
Doormats to Enable Burglars
'Key Hidden Here' Mat Reveals Classic Hiding Spots
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17
Transsexual & Theft Scarevertising
Transsexual & Theft Scarevertising
‘Alfer GPS Sale' and Installation' Ads
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16
Thieves Dressed in Drag
Thieves Dressed in Drag
Gender-Bending Harry Winston Jewelry Heist
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15
Police Get GPS Darts
Police Get GPS Darts
Sci-Fi Cops and Robbers
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14
Abetting Crimes on Craigslist
Abetting Crimes on Craigslist
Thief Recruited Unspecting Decoys Online
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13
Exploding Bike Locks
Exploding Bike Locks
The Smart Lock Sprays Paint on Thieves
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12
Paranoia Theftvertising
Paranoia Theftvertising
'Unmask the Truth' Implies Everyone's a Crook
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11
Tesla Theft Protection
Tesla Theft Protection
Cloak Your Car in a Lightning Bolt
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10
Social Media Crime Stoppers
Social Media Crime Stoppers
Audrina Patridge Asks For Your Help With Her Burglary Video
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9
Criminal Catching Doormats
Criminal Catching Doormats
The Anti-Burglar Mats Traps Thieves on the Way Out
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8
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Mac Funamizu Ensures the Shacklie Will Not Be Stolen
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7
Theft-Proof Bicycles
Theft-Proof Bicycles
Freelock Self-Locking Two-Wheeler Prevents Burglary
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6
Beach Safes
Beach Safes
Anti-Theft Gigga Clam Keeps Belongings Like Sunglasses Safe
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5
Bank Robber Fashion
Bank Robber Fashion
The Mask as Accessory
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4
Anti-Theft Coffee Cups
Anti-Theft Coffee Cups
The Plug Mug Gets Rid of Java Bandits
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3
Anti-Identity Theft Wallets
Anti-Identity Theft Wallets
Stainless Steel Wallet Keeps Your Money Safe
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2
Anti-Theft Bike Designs
Anti-Theft Bike Designs
Innovative Ways to Keep Your Bicycle Safe, Indoors and Out
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Anti-Theft Lunch Bags
Anti-Theft Lunch Bags
Fake Mold Sherwood Forlee Plastic Bags
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