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This Guy's Mini Cooper Got Stolen Twice In Two Days And He Live Streamed Tracking It Down

This Guy's Mini Cooper Got Stolen Twice In Two Days And He Live Streamed Tracking It Down

Ben Yu, a startup cofounder who lives in San Francisco, had his Mini Cooper stolen on Wednesday.His car has already been through some trauma. “There’s a lot of vehicle crime and property theft where I am,” he told BuzzFeed News. He lives in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. “I’ve had the windows smashed, the convertible roof slashed, and the battery drained by homeless people sleeping in it with the heat on several times.” According to SFGate, reported car break-ins nearly tripled from 2010 to 2015, when there were nearly 26,000. That’s more than 70 per day.When Yu saw that his car was gone Wednesday morning, he realized he could track its location using the GPS in his Getaround app, which Yu uses to earn extra money when he doesn’t need his car. Getaround is a service that allows