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Girl posts cash pile image on Facebook, house gets robbed within hours (Be careful ...kids)
geeky-gadgets.com ^ | Monday 28th May 2012 4:50 pm | By Conner Flynn

Posted on 06/05/2012 7:47:44 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

There are a few things that you should not announce online. Don’t tell them when you are going on vacation and leaving your house unattended and just like in any city, don’t go flashing a wad of cash around. A home in Australia was robbed last week by two masked men, a few hours after an image of cash appeared on Facebook. posted by a 17-year-old girl who was helping count her grandmother’s savings.

The robbers quickly figured out where the house was located and traveled there to steal the money. The image was posted at 4pm on Thursday, May 24. By 11:30pm the two masked men arrived with a knife and wooden club. They forced their way into the house, but the girl was no longer there. A 58-year-old man, a woman of 47, and a boy of 14 were home, so the men left with only a small amount of money they found by searching the home.

The police are trying to find the thieves. Do NOT show off cash on Facebook. This could have ended with someone dead.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Computers/Internet; Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: facebook; nottoobright
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1 posted on 06/05/2012 7:47:55 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
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2 posted on 06/05/2012 7:50:57 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Women showing more than their cash are subjecting themselves to danger, too.


3 posted on 06/05/2012 7:52:17 AM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

thinking of doing the same thing ... move the vehicle ... sneak back in ... wait with ample authority.


4 posted on 06/05/2012 7:53:18 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The whole Facebook concept flys in the face of everything I ever learned about navigating the net back in the 90s. Pseudo screen names on message boards and/or chat rooms and NEVER disclose your real name, address etc. Seems like Facebook is an affront to all that and people unwary pay the price.


5 posted on 06/05/2012 7:53:26 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Do they use a lot of US dollars in Australia?


6 posted on 06/05/2012 7:54:31 AM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: MachIV

The younguns are playing with a different set of rules,....


7 posted on 06/05/2012 7:55:33 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

i bet it was someone who knew the girl, knew her address and decided they needed the cash more than her grandmother did.


8 posted on 06/05/2012 7:55:36 AM PDT by GilesB
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Why the U.S. cash stash in Australia?


9 posted on 06/05/2012 7:55:36 AM PDT by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama - 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting...)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

hahahah I can see some enterprising Citizens using this to their advantage to get in some LIVE target Practice.


10 posted on 06/05/2012 7:55:48 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

If you are going to post images of your cash then please include your weapons so miscreants will know what to expect

11 posted on 06/05/2012 7:57:17 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: the_devils_advocate_666; Fred Nerks

No Idea,....I’ll ask Fred.


12 posted on 06/05/2012 7:57:24 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It is immoral to allow a fool to keep his money.


13 posted on 06/05/2012 7:58:10 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Bobalu

LOL....That’s a good one.


14 posted on 06/05/2012 8:00:09 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

A student of mine posted a pic of $300 that he was going to buy something with, I messaged him, and he took it down, but BOY was that stupid.

You just do not put pics up of your money on facebook.


15 posted on 06/05/2012 8:01:21 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Codeflier

Kansas City Bankroll ?


16 posted on 06/05/2012 8:02:56 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Bobalu
My ears are still ringing after going to the big annual Gun Show out in Corona/Norco last Friday with son and grand daughter.

A buffalo rifle and 50 caliber really have some punch to the ears.

17 posted on 06/05/2012 8:03:36 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

DUH, the people who SAW the picture were FRIENDS of hers, unless one of her friends posted it to a circle of friends who reposted it to “friends of friends”.

I don’t buy someone randomly pulling up a profile out of “2 billion accounts” that may have been public.


18 posted on 06/05/2012 8:05:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Washington could not tell a lie, Nixon could not tell the truth, Obama can't tell the difference.)
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To: Bobalu

Man, I would so hate to make up that bed in the morning...


19 posted on 06/05/2012 8:06:33 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

So does Facebook have the IP addresses of all those who accessed this image?

These kinds of people are too stupid to use Tor or other methods of anonymizing.


20 posted on 06/05/2012 8:07:44 AM PDT by proxy_user
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To: the_devils_advocate_666

Just because newspapers normally KNOWINGLY run “friend of a friend” urban legends does not mean that they don’t still make good copy.


21 posted on 06/05/2012 8:07:49 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Washington could not tell a lie, Nixon could not tell the truth, Obama can't tell the difference.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Some digital cameras geo-tag photos by default. It’s a cautious person who goes to their camera (and camera phone) setting and makes sure geo-tagging is disabled.


22 posted on 06/05/2012 8:07:56 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
blond?... sorry. :-D

23 posted on 06/05/2012 8:09:48 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: Apple Blossom; BabyBMW

ping


24 posted on 06/05/2012 8:10:01 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: cripplecreek

rotflol


25 posted on 06/05/2012 8:10:44 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Advice to my daughters: appear poorer than you are. It took them a while to grasp, but it is a lesson that has served them well.


26 posted on 06/05/2012 8:11:33 AM PDT by cicero2k
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Not to say that the posting wasn’t dumb, but who’s to say the posting was even seen by the robbers? If she’s stupid enough to post it on Facebook she’s stupid enough to blab it other ways.


27 posted on 06/05/2012 8:16:43 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Did those Aussies pay US tax on that US money yet?
Eric Holder need to investigate...
F U B O


28 posted on 06/05/2012 8:17:00 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: no-to-illegals

Not allowed to defend yourself in Australia...


29 posted on 06/05/2012 8:18:19 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Hmm, I may have to give up my hobby of placing a “forclosure” sign in my front yard and waiting around all weekend in my house with the lights off with a bottle of jack in one hand any my 45 in the other....

I may have to start posting pics on facebook with me and piles of cash and multiple postings on how much I hate guns and don’t own a gun.....


30 posted on 06/05/2012 8:18:45 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: struggle

I once posted a picture of wildwood flowers allegedly growing in my backyard on my Facebook page hoping the drug warriors would come and dig up a weedy backyard which really needed roto-tilling.

Didn't work. Had to do it myself.

31 posted on 06/05/2012 8:20:05 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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thinking of doing the same thing ... move the vehicle ... sneak back in ... wait with ample authority.

Hunting over bait is generally considered unsporting. And when the cops show up, don't call the couch you hide behind the "thug blind".

32 posted on 06/05/2012 8:20:18 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

“Some digital cameras geo-tag photos by default. It’s a cautious person who goes to their camera (and camera phone) setting and makes sure geo-tagging is disabled.”


How would that show up? I saved the pic (a JPG) and looked at its details by right clicking on it under Win7 and it showed the size and dimensions but little more. I didnt see an empty geo-tag field.

Not disputing you just curious.
thx
FR


33 posted on 06/05/2012 8:23:27 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: GraceG
LOL! Great hobby. Reminds me of these guys:

You could do them one better by erecting a effigy pole in their front yard and displaying the scalps which you took.
34 posted on 06/05/2012 8:25:53 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ltc8k6
Love the Australian people. Have never underestimated them in a fight.
35 posted on 06/05/2012 8:30:23 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Codeflier

Stupid people I had a friend post her daughters graduation gift a diamond watch. I was shocked that she would do this considering they come from a big city.


36 posted on 06/05/2012 8:31:04 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKS!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Ahhh yes stealing from old ladies-—sure to earn one a few rungs down the ladder where the fire of hades is a helluva lot hotter reward.


37 posted on 06/05/2012 8:34:06 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“Kansas City roll”?


38 posted on 06/05/2012 8:35:29 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: KarlInOhio
unsporting

yep, but a good way to pass the day when there is no bag limit once the door is caved in.

39 posted on 06/05/2012 8:36:29 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: KarlInOhio
I trapped a coon the other day and transported him back to his own neighborhood.

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40 posted on 06/05/2012 8:39:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: freedomlover; Sgt_Schultze

Re geo tagging: Are you thinking of camera phones? I could understand that—because the phone’s GPS could be operating. But, I haven’t seen it on pics, myself.


41 posted on 06/05/2012 8:47:41 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine
A lot of times it appears on the “properties” of the image - not the image itself.

Cash and valuables are one thing - but people post pics of their CHILDREN - and the NAMES of their children - and a handy dandy GPS location of those children that some perv might be looking at and fantasizing about - and considering dropping in and calling your child by name.

Also the back of the car people symbols are fine - but do NOT put the names on there.

How many 10 year olds called by name and told the name of their mother would resist being taken off?

“Charley and Dean - your mom Mary told me to come pick you up; hop in the van.”

42 posted on 06/05/2012 8:58:50 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I bet she had her address listed in her profile.


43 posted on 06/05/2012 9:00:17 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: MachIV
The whole Facebook concept flys in the face of everything I ever learned about navigating the net back in the 90s. Pseudo screen names on message boards and/or chat rooms and NEVER disclose your real name, address etc. Seems like Facebook is an affront to all that and people unwary pay the price.

Ditto the "cloud" - which is really only setting up a slaved terminal to a remote database. Remember the Mac commercial fighting big brother? Now Apple is promoting what? iCloud.

The only real clouds are in people's minds.

45 posted on 06/05/2012 9:43:52 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: MachIV
The whole Facebook concept flys in the face of everything I ever learned about navigating the net back in the 90s. Pseudo screen names on message boards and/or chat rooms and NEVER disclose your real name, address etc. Seems like Facebook is an affront to all that and people unwary pay the price.

Ditto the "cloud" - which is really only setting up a slaved terminal to a remote database. Remember the Mac commercial fighting big brother? Now Apple is promoting what? iCloud.

The only real clouds are in people's minds.

46 posted on 06/05/2012 9:43:52 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Fido969

“Kansas City roll”?

A large wad of 1 dollar bills wrap inside a hundred dollar bill.

47 posted on 06/05/2012 9:43:52 AM PDT by dancusa (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. H.L Menkin)
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To: GraceG

Gives a whole new meaning to “chumming ‘em in”.


48 posted on 06/05/2012 9:45:57 AM PDT by beelzepug ("Blind obedience to arbitrary rules is a sign of mental illness")
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To: beelzepug

“Gives a whole new meaning to “chumming ‘em in”.”

You mean “chooming”.


49 posted on 06/05/2012 9:50:18 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: freedomlover
There's a lot more information that can be stored in the picture than what you're seeing.

EXIF wiki

I normally run Ubuntu at home so I can't provide you with any examples under Windows of how to access the data a picture may contain.

50 posted on 06/05/2012 10:05:03 AM PDT by whd23 (Every time a link is de-blogged an angel gets its wings.)
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