Tag: Distraction burglaries

Would You Invite A Burglar In?

You might think we’re talking about distraction burglaries, where one or more burglars work to gain access to your home through the front door, distracting you with a question or posing as a legitimate visitor (perhaps to read the meter), while they and/or their accomplice rob you.  Distraction burglaries are a real problem, as it… Read more »

Keep Elderly Relatives Safe From Covid Scams

Criminals use a range of tactics to commit theft.  When targeting the elderly or vulnerable, distraction burglaries are a common method.  Distraction burglaries are usually committed by two people, one to distract the homeowner and the other to steal items when the victim’s back is turned.  Access is gained under false pretences, often with stories… Read more »