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Phone Thefts

4731067268_aab2472d40_q.jpgWhen you're out to eat, watch your phone. A ring of cell phone thefts is being reported in the Loop and Near North restaurants this week. The scam: A couple guys approach, asking for money for those basketball teams. Then they place a flier over your phone at your table and pick up your phone with the flier as they leave. [Tribune]