Mobile phones are a big business. Unfortunately, stealing them is becoming one as well. Partially because criminals can easily resell the phones.
One out of three robberies nationwide involves stealing a cell phone, according to the FCC. Unlike pawn shops, cell phone stores do not have to confirm ownership when buying used phones.
Below are a few tips for protecting you and your family's cell phones:
- Passwords - They're a simple way to protect your data. Even if a thief gets your phone, he or she won't be able to access your personal information.