Crime Blot: Gang robs Apple Store in England of iPhones on display

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and you may earn commission as an Amazon Partner and Affiliate Partner on eligible purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content.

In the latest Apple Crime Blotter, there are several refunds of my iPhone from AirPods, 44 iPhones taken from a New Jersey shopping mall, and an iCloud grabbed by a man in skirts.

The latest in cross Camel Series looking into the world of crime related to Apple:

Thieves raided the Apple Store in the UK

A group of men described as a “gang of thieves”, stole several iPhones are shown cloned from the store at the Apple Store in Bristol. according to Bristol PostThe thefts occurred in late April, and one of the men “threatened to harm” a security guard during the commission of the crime.

Police in Bristol are searching for the suspects, who were filmed in a surveillance video store.

Former city finance manager accused of ordering iPhones through city account

The former Director of Budget and Finance in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has been commissioned using city money To purchase iPhones and other items for his personal use. Lehigh Valley Live Reports said the 44-year-old former official has been charged with five counts, including theft and receiving stolen property.

The man was arrested after noticing irregularities in a PayPal debit account, which he had access to. A subsequent investigation found emails showing that the man had purchased more than 30 iPhones via a Verizon city account, and some sold.

His lawyer said the man, who was fired once the allegations were first made, pleaded guilty and offered to compensate.

A man from London was found with a huge cache of stolen Apple products

The police arrested a London man who had a More than 100 stolen items in his house, including “48 mobile phones, 33 laptops and tablets, [and] 6 sets of Apple Airpods, “plus watches, bank cards and other things, my london open. The total value of the items was more than 100,000 pounds, or about 125,000 dollars.

The man initially told the police that the things belonged to his roommate, who “repairs laptops and phones,” but the man could not explain why the goods were hidden in his wardrobe. In the end, he pleaded guilty.

Woman tracked down AirPods and ran into a retail worker

A woman in Australia has Her AirPods were stolen He spent four days trying to track them down. But the job was done when she encountered a Woolworths employee who seemed to have taken them.

according to daily mailThe AirPods owner had used Find My iPhone to track every move the alleged thief took, even showing the employee tracking notifications. The plan worked, and the woman got the AirPods back.

In a similar situation in late May, Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel He roamed the streets of Barcelona, ​​after pointing out his stolen AirPods while trying to recover a stolen bag.

44 iPhones stolen from New Jersey Mall

Thieves grabbed an AT&T store in Melbourne, New Jersey, on May 26, 44 iPhones stolen After holding an employee at gunpoint. according to patchThe robbery was carried out by two men wearing ski masks. One took the iPhones, while another stole the employee’s wallet.

Three suspects were later arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault and weapons charges.

iCloud catches a man accused of lifting a skirt

Scottish football coach arrested for Taking Upskirt Pictures A female co-worker, and recordings found in his iCloud storage led to his arrest. Edinburgh news She stated that the photos were also found on a laptop that previously belonged to the man.

The man claimed that he “accidentally” took the photos and immediately deleted them, but the discovery of the photos on iCloud proved that excuse to be false.

Woman scammed $1,500 from fake Apple customer service

A Colorado woman who thought she was talking to Apple tech support in order to unlock her iPhone was instead stealing $1,500. according to Denver ChannelThe google woman She searched for Apple technical support on her husband’s phone, but she reached out to a scammer.

As soon as she allowed the fake customer service representative into her account, the woman immediately transferred the money through the Zelle app, the report said.

Police search for stolen iPads leads to more items stolen in addition to the accused of murder

The police were in Jackson, miss after the signal to an iPad that was stolen from a car, and drove them into a house. What they found there included several stolen items, including cell phones and guns.

WAPT Six juveniles were reportedly arrested at the scene, as well as an 18-year-old man suspected of a recent murder.

Man arrested on his way to receive a stolen iPhone package

Police in Ambler, Pennsylvania, arrested a man On May 15 he was driving a car registered to theft. He claimed he was in the area to “pick up a package for a friend,” but later told officers that the package was a pair of stolen Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max models, which he had in his possession.

according to Montgomery Crime Watch PA, the man was wearing a fake FedEx shirt, in order to pretend to be a FedEx employee while handling packages. The man was arrested and charged with two counts of movable property theft and multiple counts of receiving stolen property. He was released on bail but later failed to appear for a preliminary hearing.