24 Mar '11, 7am

#Dumb #thief gets #caught: He saves pics and #video of himself #dancing on #stolen #laptop

#Dumb #thief gets #caught: He saves pics and #video of himself #dancing on #stolen #laptop

STOMPer majorlulz thinks it pays to be IT-savvy and up to date with technological advances meant to protect tech gadget owners. A thief steals a laptop, and the first thing he does is take a picture via webcam. 18-year-old student at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, Mark Bao, had his MacBook Air stolen two months ago. The IT-savvy student found a way to access certain features of his laptop such as his hard drive. He discovered pictures the thief had taken on PhotoBooth and also, a video of himself dancing to a remix of Tyga's 'Make It Rain'. Bao then uploaded the video to YouTube to humiliate the thief. The thief later turned in the laptop to the campus police and begged Bao to remove the video but Bao seems to be more interested in humiliating him. Thanks to an online backup tool, Bao managed to find the thief's Facebook page and even discovered that he goes...

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