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19 Former Burglars Share Secrets To Prevent People Being Robbed

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19 Former Burglars Share Secrets To Prevent People Being Robbed

The closet, the nightstand, the car key by the front door.

You’ve got to be a professional or have done something frequent enough to know what’s up. A Reddit user decided to use the platform where anonymity tops everything else to know their trade secrets in being a burglar? Make no mistake – this isn’t to ask for ways to break into, but instead, protect people from falling victim to burglars.

This thread’s responses are amazing, with people from various backgrounds sharing their experiences and what they know. However, many point out that once a burglar is going to break into, he already knows where you’re keeping your stuff. From ex-burglars, cops to family members of victims whose houses were broken into is beneficial information.

Where to NOT keep your valuables to prevent it getting stolen?

Valuable things in the car.

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drdoom

Your expensive textbooks.

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zepaperclip

Leaving keys next to the front door.

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OThinkingDungeons

Flipping through drawers, the freezer, and cabinets, all under 15 minutes.

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henrideveroux

Setting up a decoy.

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downwarddawg

Unlocked window cars.

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RobbStarkNaked

Unlocked cars… with keys.

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50nd

The shed.

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AlphaTangoFoxtrt

The nightstand.

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chacham2

Selectively locking the drawers.

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GlutenFreeApples

Not the fire safe.

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Asylumsix

Leaving hints of new appliances.

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Auferstehen78

Small, light safes.

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RallyX26

Spare key locations.

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marty_arty

The closet.

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fourier1234567890

Cheap LED lighting.

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C0SAS

Safe in the laundry room, hidden under piles of dirty clothes.

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ImAlwaysRightHanded

All the drugs in the cabinet.

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GlutenFreeApples

Inside false outlets.

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ban_me_daddyy

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