Here is how Mexico is fighting rise in mobile theft cases

It has become such a huge problem, the government has been forced to act.

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    Mobile phone theft has become a major problem in Mexico. Every year, tens of thousands of mobile phones are stolen in the Mexican capital alone.

    The risk this poses to widespread identity theft and fraud has prompted officials to create a new service for the victims of mobile phone theft.

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City.


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