Is it OK to keep money you find?
If you find money, especially a significant amount, you should check your local laws or contact an attorney or the police. If a law requires that you turn over money you have found to the police and you do not do so, you could be charged with larceny or theft. If the money is in a wallet, you should check for ID.
Can a lost or stolen phone be activated?
A stolen phone can not typically be activated. Some country’s carriers won’t activate a stolen phone from another country because they are partners of sorts and share a blacklist. Some carriers will activate it because they don’t share the same blacklist.
Can you go to jail for selling a stolen phone?
Yes, you can go to jail for a Larceny charge. You saying that you didn’t know it was stolen is a defense and it may very well be successful.
What to do if you found a lost phone?
Do Return the Lost Phone You Found! If you find a lost phone, returning it is easy. If you have the IMEI number, simply contact the cellular service provider and leave your contact info with them. If you don’t have the IMEI, either wait until they call their own phone or you can attempt to bypass the lock pattern.
What should I do if I find a lost iPhone?
Instead, the best thing to do is leave the phone on for a few hours (as long as it’s got enough battery life) to give the person a chance to realize it’s gone and start using Find My iPhone or Find My Device. If they haven’t put the phone in lost mode, turn it off and try again a few hours later.
Will police recover stolen phone?
“Even if a phone has GPS built in, police cannot locate a stolen or missing phone unless the tracker app is fitted and enabled.” Android users that have upgraded to the premium version of the app are able to remotely lock their phones and even wipe them.
Do Police Investigate Stolen Phones?
If you are reporting your mobile phone stolen police require the serial number (known as the IMEI number) of your handset to be able to fully investigate the offence. It will be placed on a national database to which all UK police have access.
Can I tell if someone is spying on my phone?
It’s possible to find spy software on an Android by looking inside the files on the phone. Go to Settings – Applications – Manage Applications or Running Services, and you may be able to spot suspicious looking files.