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Amazing creativity: Using Prey to track your bike

Stolen bicycle tracked with Prey
We’re extremely happy to hear that every day Prey helps hundreds of people around the world recover their stolen property by providing the information needed to get them back. A few weeks ago, though, we heard about Fernanda, a Brazilian enthusiast who uses an old Android phone running Prey to keep her new electrical bicycle safe.

Yup, that’s right mister.

She claims that there’s not a single insurance company interested in insuring her bike in Brazil, so she developed her own security system without any help. If you want to learn how she managed to solve her problem, keep on reading.

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Lost+Found: Case 5B3Z – Joinville, Brazil

Recovered MacBook Pro Brazil

  • Location: Joinville, Brazil.
  • Date Stolen: March 16, 2012
  • Date Recovered: May 21, 2012
  • Theft: My computer was stolen inside of my house.
  • Missing items: Macbook Pro, Digital Camera, Shoes, Money and Pants
  • Police reaction: I needed to open an inquiry and there was an estimated time.
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: More than 3 months.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: At first, nothing.
  • Final thoughts: Happy and justice done.

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Lost+Found: Case 4L4D – Maringa, Brazil

Recovered Notebook thanks to Prey

  • Location: Maringa, Brazil.
  • Date Stolen: March 23, 2012
  • Date Recovered: April 2, 2012
  • Theft: Car stolen
  • Missing items: Notebook + Car radio
  • Police reaction: Look at the picture of the Mother…
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 5 days
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: 2 days
  • Final thoughts: Relieved to have my notebook back!

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Lost+Found: Case S79B – São Paulo, Brazil

  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Date Stolen: December 1, 2011
  • Date Recovered: December 3, 2011
  • Theft: Lost in the Bus.
  • Missing items: Galaxy 5 – I5500B.
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: when the person replaced the SIM card.
  • Final thoughts: My phone contacts and pictures are back. Thanks to Prey.

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