iPhones are so costly and have such a excessive resale worth that it’s not shocking that it’s not shocking that thieves and robbers would attempt to goal them. That is what occurred over at Essex County, New Jersey, the place three males robbed an AT&T retailer the place they stole 38 iPhones together with the private telephones belonging to the shoppers and staff within the retailer.
The robbers had entered the shop and one among them who had a gun demanded that an worker open a protected within the retailer the place the iPhones had been saved. They then managed to suit all 38 iPhones right into a backpack earlier than getting away. Nevertheless, plainly they virtually managed to get away with their crime however for some motive, they ended up entering into an accident and flipping their automotive, ensuing of their eventual arrest.
Police had initially noticed their getaway automotive and undertook a brief pursuit, however that was in the end known as off for no matter motive. Nevertheless, plainly regardless of the shortage of pursuit, possibly of their eagerness, they acquired into an accident. It’s unclear how they managed to flip their automotive, however had that not occurred, they could have gotten away with it.
That being mentioned, it needs to be famous that firms like Apple had safeguards in place for stolen iPhones the place they will remotely brick them, thus turning them into very costly paperweights.
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