Best and Worst for Mobile Phone Theft

By: Gary Parsons

Unfortunately theft of mobile phones is on the increase and now recent survey results released by CCP Phonesafe have found Glasgow, Belfast and Liverpool to be the cities most at risk from mobile phone theft. Don't get too complacent though as it's not just those cities where it's happening, with one in five people having their phones taken throughout the UK.

It's only fair to point out that although Glasgow appeared at the top of the survey, neighbouring city Aberdeen was shown to have the lowest number of thefts, therefore being deemed as the safest in the UK.

The timing of this report falls well, with the highest level of thefts taking place in early May and late July, making us more aware as this date draws closer. The survey also pointed out that whilst we were out enjoying ourselves at our local pub; 22% of our mobile phones were disappearing.

Once people find the best mobile phone deals for them, they often forget to take out any insurance. This can result in high charges to replace their phones and can be potentially liable for any calls made from it.

Whether you take out insurance when purchasing your mobile phone through your network provider or separately through an insurance scheme, it makes it all the more worthwhile to consider the various insurance options available to you.

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