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Old 08-28-2006, 10:15 AM   #1
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A Beatles fan at his home in Dallas was using live webcam sites in England to see if he could find anything about the group, when he accidentally linked up to the CCTV system in a district in Liverpool near the Cavern Club, & saw three men breaking into a building, he found the number for the local police, & rang, resulting in their capture, the Liverpool bobbies at first thought it was a hoax, & rang him back to verify, ten minutes later, the thieves were caught when they emerged with bags of sports clothing worth thousands.
Extract; Daily Mail, Saturday, August 26, 2006
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Amazing, how did he link into a closed CCTV system?
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LMAO, thats great. God I would enjoy telling those poeple how they got caught.
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Amazing, how did he link into a closed CCTV system?
It was probably a public webcam.

I've been to that part of Liverpool. It's on Mathew Street, basically Beatles Heartland - their first performances were there, their local pub was there etc. So it's very likely it'll have a public webcam. I'll go back some day, "There are places I'll remember..." and all that.

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Amazing, how did he link into a closed CCTV system?
The report only said accidentally, they were confused as to how he managed it, perhaps it wasn't CCTV, just a run of the mill live webcam site.
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Old 08-28-2006, 10:47 AM   #6
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It was probably a public webcam.

I've been to that part of Liverpool. It's on Mathew Street, basically Beatles Heartland - their first performances were there, their local pub was there etc. So it's very likely it'll have a public webcam. I'll go back some day, "There are places I'll remember..." and all that.

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Spot on!! it was Mathew Street, meet another fab four fan, they were the best!!
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Thats a bit worrying if people in texas can watch us over here in for no reason!!!
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theres a good and bad side to that.....hehehehe, lottery tickets, etc.
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Thats hot lol I wonder what teh guy got as a reward
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Old 08-28-2006, 02:55 PM   #10
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Thats hot lol I wonder what teh guy got as a reward
He got a thank you, anyway he's got plenty of $$$ he owns three companies.
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