November 26th, 2013
A “foolish” thief was caught on CCTV footage -by the very camera he was stealing.
Nottingham Magistrates’ Court heard how Simon Jervis (40), of Logan Street, Bulwell, lost his job at Boots after committing the theft.
Marjorie Kirkham-Smith (prosecuting) explained how the footage shows a forklift truck going in and out of a building at the company’s headquarters at Beeston.
“The camera was in operation and recording,” said Mrs Kirkham-Smith. “The footage shows it shaking.
“The building was in a part of the site not used a lot. The camera has since been recovered from him.” Read the rest of this entry »
November 23rd, 2013
Who would expect that reputable websites like Amazon and eBay are on the unauthorized list for GeoVision? If you purchase on these sites, your warranty and support become void with GeoVision. Be careful because Amazon and eBay don’t police this issue. Because of this, many of our customers have become stuck with expensive paper weights. GeoVision is an excellent company with innovative and quality products. But before you buy what appears as a great deal, check their American website to verify who you are buying from.
Here is verbiage directly from the GeoVision website:
GeoVision distributes through authorized resellers, which are referred to customers by emailing email@example.com, or by telephone at (949)583-1519. The legitimacy of a distributor can only be confirmed by GeoVision; any company that is not in direct affiliation with GeoVision and is falsely advertising as an authorized reseller may be infringing copyrighted material and GeoVision does not guarantee the authenticity or provide warranty on products sold through said resellers.
They go on to say:
Recently, there have been cases of companies posting websites carrying the GeoVision logo and selling products without GeoVision’s consent and some products have been proven to be counterfeits. Based on customer report, these companies often operate with minimal resources and cannot offer support or service on products sold. In order to secure your investment, please always purchase through GeoVision’s authorized channels or contact GeoVision’s U.S. office, located at 9235 – 9237 Research Dr., Irvine, CA 92618.
For websites that do not affiliate with GeoVision and are not authorized to resell GeoVision products, GeoVision reserves the right to take legal action against any possible acts of copyright and patent infringement, as well as the violation of the good faith of business practice demonstrated by the companies.
Unauthorized sellers include the following posted directly from the GeoVision website on 11/21/13:
Any and all auction websites
DinoDirect (Customer Reported Counterfeit cards!)
geminicomputersinc.com (Customer Reported Refurbished units!)
U-Spy has no knowledge of the above list and assume that GeoVision is accurately listing these sellers. Please check the GeoVision website for updates.
November 23rd, 2013
Are you looking for a remote control code for your Magnavox electronic device? Check here for a full list right from the Magnavox website.
November 22nd, 2013
Authorities are asking for help finding a woman who robbed a Lakeview bank Wednesday for the second time and is suspected in another city bank robbery in April.
The robbery took place at a TCF Bank at a Jewel-Osco at 3531 N. Broadway about 3:50 p.m., according to the FBI.
The woman, between the ages of 30 and 40, entered the bank, handed a teller a note announcing a robbery, and took about $500 in cash from the teller before fleeing, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. Read the rest of this entry »
November 21st, 2013
Four Albuquerque Transit security officers were allegedly caught on camera stealing from a fellow employee’s locked office.
News 13 first reported on the incident last week. On Wednesday, ABQ RIDE released the video and News 13 learned more about how far the officers may have gone when it comes to breaking the law.
The stolen goods allegedly came from the Alvarado Transportation Center in downtown Albuquerque. On Wednesday, News 13 spoke with someone who claims one of the accused security guards had been trying to sell stolen bus passes at a discounted price.
The video captured
a group of Transit security officers in uniform, crawling through what police said was a locked office window, then rummaging through the desk drawers of a fellow Transit employee. Read the rest of this entry »
November 19th, 2013
Saturday’s afternoon’s hijacking made headlines when the closed-circuit television footage of the crime, at the intersection of Commissioner and Crown streets, was posted online.
Police spokeswoman Obakeng Mabaso said on Monday that a car overtook the family’s silver Toyota Rav4 as they were waiting at the intersection, and parked in front of it. Another car parked it in from behind. Read the rest of this entry »
November 15th, 2013
U-Spy Store highly recommends everyone to carry either Pepper Spray and/or a Personal Alarm for this reason.
Police are urging residents on the Northwest Side to remain alert after two men tried to lure a girl into their vehicles Thursday afternoon.
About 12:15 p.m., a man believed to be in his 20s pulled a light-colored Nissan Altima next to a juvenile female walking in the 3400 block of West Wabansia Avenue and offered her a ride, detectives said in a community alert.
The girl, whose age was not released, ignored the man and he drove off, according to police. A second man, also believed to be in his 20s, then pulled a light-colored SUV next to the girl, police said. Read the rest of this entry »
November 13th, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A neighbor’s surveillance camera captured burglars breaking into Katie Short’s Plaza Midwood home Tuesday morning.
Short left the house early to go vote. The video shows a man in a white Ford Explorer pull up three minutes after Short leaves. He walks around on the front porch.
One hour later, four men burst out of the front door, carrying two flat screen TVs. According to Katie, they also stole other electronics, family heirloom jewelry she inherited from her recently deceased grandmother and ransacked the house — as well as the refrigerator. Read the rest of this entry »
November 8th, 2013
Three Chicago-area Sports Authority stores have been ransacked by flash mobs in the past week, prompting the chain to offer a $5,000 reward for anyone with information on the caught-on-camera robberies.
Surveillance footage from the incidents shows a large group of people entering the stores and dashing out with entire racks or handfuls of sporting goods.
Janet Reinhardt, a spokeswoman with Sports Authority, said the “organized retail crime group” entered and robbed Chicago’s Clark Street location on Saturday and the Burbank and Frankfurt locations on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »
November 5th, 2013
Western Digital had a problem: ordinary air.
Modern hard drives store data on five metal platters that spin at up to 15,000 revolutions per minute, so fast in fact that drag from the tiny amount of air they whistle through is a problem. But at one-seventh the density of air, helium provides far less resistance for those spinning disks, letting the company pack in more disks that require less power and therefore cost less to operate.
The company on Monday unveiled a 6 terabyte hard disk called the Ultrastar He6 that packs seven platters of data filled goodness into the space usually filled by five. The company says these helium-filled hard disks are the future. Read the rest of this entry »