Many thieves and fences sell their stolen goods through second hand websites. If you buy something from such a site, always check the serial number, IMEI number (for a phone) or other unique properties before actually ordering. Most websites encourage this, by the way.
Safety first? At the airlines alone, an average of 13 out of 1000 suitcases are lost (in 2007, more than one million). Most travellers attach a luggage label with their name and address on it. This way, the airline company or another party can return their suitcase if it’s wrongly delivered. However, not only is this of little use (is that where you need your luggage?), but it’s often downright dangerous. Read below why and what you can do about it.
When you lose your camera or your camcorder is stolen, it’s always painful. The financial aspect can be covered by insurance – although that insurance isn’t cheap. But, often, you’ve also become attached to your camera, you’ve acquired matching accessories and, over the years, you’ve become familiar with how to handle it. Even worse, together with your camera, you’re also likely to lose invaluable holiday or family photos. How can you avoid that, and at minimal expense? Continue reading