What to do when your stolen stuff shows up online

For some reason, the media loves to glorify stories about ordinary citizens who get their stolen goods back when they show up on places like craigslist or OfferUp. A majority of the time the stories are about bicycles because its something that the original owner can just ride away on once they locate it and meet the thief. Here’s an example.Read the full article

Woman Tricks Thief Into Giving Stolen Bike Back

A woman took matters into her own hands after a man stole her bike, and posted it for sale on Craigslist. A friend saw the ad, and the woman met up with the seller and asked for a test drive. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) tells what happened next. Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/buzz60 Check out more videos at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=edit_ok&list=PL9A17F30739452176 Buzz60 is designed for the way we live now. Short, quirky video snacks that are a little sassy, and always smart. Buzz 60 -- and the Buzz60 channel on YouTube - produces all kinds of newsy video clips for web viewers who want more than just repurposed content. Our team is a diverse group of video journalists with dozens of Emmy awards, an authentic sense of humor, and a mandate to connect with viewers every day. Like us Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/buzz60 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Buzz60 Add us to your Circle on Google+: http://bit.ly/12nIt6n