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Includes information about all types of theft including burglary, robbery, shoplifting, handling stolen goods and other crimes against property.

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Information about all types of theft, handling stolen goods and other crimes against property.

5 What is the difference between theft, burglary and robbery?

Explains the definitions of theft, burglary, and robbery. Also covers what you should do if you witness a crime, who you should call and what you will be asked.
Provided by Thames Valley Police
6 Home security - burglary prevention

Tips to help you prevent your home from being burgled.
Provided by Metropolitan Police
2 Credit card theft

Explains the crimes of credit card theft and 'skimming', what you can do to to try to protect yourself, and when you will be responsible for any losses through theft.
Provided by BBC
3 Safeguarding your mobile phone

As many as 10,000 mobile phones are stolen every month. Two thirds of the victims are aged between 13 and 16. Many phones are also stolen from unattended cars. Here are some practical measures you can take to keep your mobile phone safe.
Provided by Metropolitan Police
1 Identity theft

Explains what to do if you think your personal information has been used without your permission, and how to protect yourself from this type of fraud.
Provided by Metropolitan Police

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