How the NYPD Hunted Down an iPhone Thief in an Awesome Subway Chase

The subway is a prime place for phone theft. Snatch, grab, run. Whether you're getting on or getting off, you'll make a quick escape from your target. It doesn't always work, though. The NYPD managed to catch someone who tried exactly that trick by using Find My iPhone and following along on the ground in a righteous… » 5/04/13 7:17pm 5/04/13 7:17pm

Wow, Watch This ATM Machine Get Blown to Bits and Pieces By Genius…

If you're looking to steal money from an ATM, what do you do? Try to wheel it to your house and smash it until it opens? Continually rob people who try to take money out of the machine? Hmm, what about just blowing the freaking ATM up to smithereens with explosives. That's what these thieves did. The explosion was… » 4/02/13 11:00pm 4/02/13 11:00pm

Thieves Torture Former Tablet Owner With Horror Pictures

"Frank Drebin"'s home got burglarized a month ago. The thieves stole some tablet PCs. Frank went on with his life—until he decided to open the picture folder in his Dropbox account. That's when he found more than one hundred pictures of these two, including some pouting mirror shots by the glamorous lady you can see… » 11/28/12 1:56pm 11/28/12 1:56pm

This Robber's Worst Enemy Is His Own Ski Mask

As much as we've evolved as a species, why does it so often feel like we haven't taken petty criminals along for the ride? Case in unfortunate point: this gentleman, whose plan to rob a convenience store was wholly undone by his inability to put on a mask while a surveillance camera stared and stared and laughed and… » 3/09/11 6:00pm 3/09/11 6:00pm