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A dating scammer, a politician’s attack administrator assaulted over iPhone, and CARES Act money acclimated for Apple Store purchases.
The latest in an casual AppleInsider series, attractive at the latest in Apple-related crime.
Man admits he baseborn hundreds of iPhones from CBP barn
A New Jersey man has pled accusable to accuse that he blanket about 300 iPhones from a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) barn in New Jersey, over three weeks in 2015. According to the Justice Department’s statement, the 27-year-old man formed for a architect to the Treasury Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture, which gave him admission to the architecture with the phones.
The man, the DOJ states, “removed the iPhones from the barn on abstracted occasions by concealing them in his pants, boots, and jacket,” and supplied them to a above agent to advertise on his behalf. The phones had been bedeviled by CBP in Boston in 2014, en avenue to Dubai.
3 actor euros account of iPhones baseborn in Amsterdam
In March, a addition of 3 actor euros account of iPhones was taken from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. TheNL Times letters a 35-year-old Polish disciplinarian was arrested the afterward day in affiliation with the thefts but was released.
The Koninklijke Marechaussee told the account aperture that they accept “multiple companies” were complex with the theft, which basic artificial documents. Also, 4400 Apple Watches, account 530,000 euros, were baseborn from a barn abreast the aforementioned airport in May.
Man accused of application CARES Act money for “large” Apple Store purchases
A Massachusetts man was accusable July 21 on federal accuse that he took money from the CARES Act’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for claimed purchases, including at an breadth Apple Store.
According to the columnist absolution from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, the 32-year-old man was answerable with two counts of wire fraud, one calculation of aggravated character annexation and one calculation of authoritative a apocryphal affirmation to the United States. The Justice Department says he acclimated baseborn character advice to admission $100,000 account of Visa allowance cards and bought a $15,000 Rolex, and to “make ample purchases at an Apple Store.”
Congressional candidate’s staffer’s iPhone taken during beef affray
Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas fabricated account July 29 back he activated absolute for coronavirus. The man who’s active adjoin Gohmert for Congress, agent and agriculturist Hank Gilbert, fabricated some account of his own a few canicule earlier, back he organized an accident in Tyler, Tex., to beef accomplishments by government agents in Portland.
Gilbert’s #ProtestPortland assemblage was met by a “Back the Blue” counter-rally, arch to a scuffle, tells CBS 19, one in which Gilbert’s attack administrator “was assaulted, beaten, and had his iPhone baseborn at our protest,” Gilbert said in a Facebook post.
Ex-cop accused of embezzling from Little League, affairs Apple Watch
A above badge administrator in San Mateo, Calif., has been accused of burglary added than $100,000 from the bounded Little League, area he was the treasurer, and of spending the money on claimed purchases of an Apple Watch, a TV and snorkeling gear.
According to San Mateo Daily Journal, the man is accused of application a league-issued acclaim agenda to accomplish the purchases over three years.
The man, the cardboard said, was bent afterwards a new broker took over, who went to a coffer and begin the records. The above broker has pled not guilty.
Dating bluff bought iPhones, Apple Watches
A bluff in the Midwestern U.S. swindled assorted biting women by falsely claiming to assignment for buzz companies, and active up accuse for iPhones, Apple Watches and added items. WINK Newswrites the man met women on dating sites and acclimated their assurance to accretion admission to their banking information.
“With ascent corpuscle buzz bills of new iPhones, Apple Watches, headphones and accessories,” the account address said. “Both women eventually bent on to his corpuscle buzz arrangement and went to the authorities.”
Apple articles baseborn from academy recovered
Police accept recovered hundreds of iPads, as able-bodied as Apple TVs and a MacBook, which were baseborn from a academy in Ohio. According to 10 TV, three bodies were arrested for the thefts afterwards surveillance video bent them entering the school.
The suspects were caught, the address said, back badge bent that the accessories were pinging to an accommodation in East Columbus. Afterwards active a chase warrant, badge apparent “98 iPads, one iPad mini, and MacBook computer and two Apple TVs”- and abounding of the accessories were, for some reason, “found in a bathtub abounding with water.”
Allegedly baseborn iPhones begin in woman’s car
A woman was arrested on I-94 in Wisconsin with what authorities declared as $26,000 of doubtable baseborn merchandise, and that included four iPhone 11 models. WEAU letters items additionally included jewelry, and the woman arrested claimed she had acquired the items from “a guy off the street.”
Man in India beggared on way to hospital
A 32-year-old man in Noida, India, was beggared of his iPhone by two men on motorcycles as he approached a hospital to appointment an ailing relative. According to Hindustan Times, one of the suspects was bent and the buzz recovered.