The Cheap Secondhand Smartphone Might Be Stolen One!
The slick looking smart phone with great camera and apps you bought cheap at an online store could just be stolen ware. Thieves are increasingly palming off high end stolen mobiles through online trading portals, say police.
“Thieves are selling stolen mobiles on online trading sites like Quikr.com, ebay.in or olx.in,” a Delhi Police official told.
The buyers, eager to purchase high quality smartphones, don’t even bother to check if the good is stolen in the lure of getting costly mobiles at the lowest price.
The growing demand for top quality stolen mobiles in Delhi and bordering states has been encouraging thieves to go pick pocketing mobiles from people venturing in public places.Stolen mobiles worth between Rs.30,000 to Rs.40,000 are bought by the shopkeeper for around Rs.5,000 to Rs.8,000.
So,friends check original bill,warranty card during future purchase to avoid unnecessary trouble due to stolen phone.