Woman issues warning after finding Apple location tracker hidden in her bag
A TikTok user claims she found the coin-sized Apple AirTag device hidden in her bag after going to the shops – she thought she was being followed and wants to warn other women
A woman has issued an alert after finding an Apple AirTag in her bag, believing it was being used to track her movements.
TikTok user Molly shared her shocking news with her followers on social media, explaining that she found the tracker while trying to get her vape out of her bag.
She was initially confused as to what the coin-sized device was, but after discovering it was a tracker, she became concerned and destroyed it when the Daily Star Reports.
She then took to TikTok to warn others as she wanted her followers to be aware of the dangers of modern technology.
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In a TikTok clip, Molly shows who is uploading @molly32320said, “Girls, if you’re listening and this has happened to you before, just be careful. If you ever see one of those AirTags in your bag, be careful, go and soak it in water like I did and put it in the grass.”
TikTok users took to the comments to warn them. One user, Pauline Kiernan, said: “It’s a tracker so they can find out where you live, go to the police and report it, honey. Please stay safe.”
Then another said: “Go to the police, Apple can track the phone it’s registered on.”
And a third added: “How scary! Hope you are well.”
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This isn’t the first time an AirTag has been used to track someone, as a model who says she was fitted with a tracking device in a bar and was then followed for several hours has raised safety concerns from other women.
Brooks Nader, a New York-based Sports Illustrated model, shared her bizarre experience on social media after receiving a notification on her iPhone that an unknown AirTag had “been moving with her for a while”.
The notification, which surfaced just after 11 p.m. Wednesday night, informed her that the device’s owner could “see its location.”
After checking her pockets, the 26-year-old found the tracker, which was designed to locate easily misplaced items such as keys, had been slipped into her coat pocket.
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