Come and burgle our house. Please.
The stunt is part of a promotion from Confused.com to promote the importance of home insurance. The first five people to correctly enter the right answer to the clues hidden in the video on their competition page here will be sent a further video link with more information about taking part in the experience.
This link will provide more details including where they willl be met by a member of a burglary crew. From there, the successful ‘burglars’ will be told more, and allowed to keep items they successfully find while inside the empty house. The ‘burglaries’ will take place in a secret location and will also be filmed and assessed by a security expert to show the public how best to protect their home and possessions.
Those not amongst the first five to correctly answer can enter a further draw to win a home security robot with built in webcam.
“We looked at the most-burgled items and perhaps unsurprisingly, electrical goods such as tablets, video game consoles and laptops topped the list,” said Sharon Flaherty, head of content at Confused.com. “So many people go without contents insurance, or have insufficient cover, and we wanted to highlight the issue. Many burglars are opportunistic individuals, and not professionally put-together crews as Hollywood would have you to believe. As such, our footage will be as close to burglary as you can legally get, demonstrating just how an intruder might find his or her way around your house.”home insurance, real estate
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