Sunday, June 10, 2012
Thanks to our colored citizens Chicago leads nation in laptop thefts
Chicagoans need to do a better job of minding their laptops, according to a new report from Absolute Software, a Vancouver-based firm that provides theft recovery services for corporate customers and consumers.
Based on 13,818 theft investigations that Absolute conducted in 2011, the company determined that Chicago was the No. 1 theft locale in the U.S., accounting for 12.5 percent of the thefts in the top 20 cities. Houston was next with 11.9 percent of incidents, followed by Detroit with 11.3 percent.
Of the top 13 most theft-prone airports in the U.S., O'Hare International Airport represented 7 percent of thefts, tying with Orlando and San Francisco for third place. Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was No. 1 with 18 percent, followed by Miami International Airport with 12 percent.
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