Is That Laptop Stolen?! Signs That Your Preowned Device Was Lifted

When searching for electronics to purchase, going with a pre-owned model can save you a bundle. Purchasing pre-owned comes with many risks, however. Some sellers have come by the electronics by less than ethical means. Fortunately, there are a few signs that you can watch out for to make sure that you aren’t purchasing stolen goods.

The Price Is Notably Low

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People that have paid money for a device generally wish to recoup a good portion of that cash when they sell it. For thieves, any amount of money is pure profit. If a device is being offered at a far lower price than the average valuation for that item, it is generally either a lifted item or a broken one.