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Beware of Social Media Burglars

Although you may feel compelled to go online to tell your social networking buddies about your terrific new flat-screen television or your plans to leave town on vacation, remember that Internet eavesdroppers may be interested, too.

Some people make it very easy for tech-savvy burglars to plan their robberies by posting too much personal data on websites like Twitter and Facebook, warns Richard Weinblatt, a law enforcement consultant in Orlando, Fla. “Social networking has become the new intelligence gathering point for people to find out what you have in your home,” Weinblatt says.

Read more: http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2011/08/23/dont-tweet-with-burglars/#ixzz1WRjL9Z1K

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