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Apple thanks Korean police for seizing $900,000 of counterfeit accessories

01/09/2019, 11:01 am

Apple will be thanking the Korean police for seizing and preventing the sale of counterfeit accessories for its products worth 1 billion won ($892,000), by presenting a plaque to investigators who apprehended local criminals behind the trade.

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Crime blotter: Crashing a vehicle into an Apple Store fails, Find My iPhone locates several stolen cars

01/06/2019, 02:01 pm

The iPhone remains a popular item for thieves, and if you steal a car with one in it, you may get caught with "find my iPhone." All this in more, in the latest Apple-related crime roundup.

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Crime blotter: AirDrop Cyberflashing rises, iPad theft leads to high-speed chase, and Apple scams large and small

12/24/2018, 08:12 am

Two Apple thefts in the same part of New Jersey, an indictment for a professor who spent thousands of federal grant money on Apple purchases, and more, in AppleInsider's latest in an occasional series, looking at the world of Apple-related crime.

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Crime blotter: Brazen iPad mini warehouse theft, restauranteur fencing stolen MacBooks, more

12/02/2018, 11:12 am

Besides just a restaurant-owner that was selling pilfered MacBooks, Apple's iPad and iPhones are continuing targets of thefts everywhere, including from a blind man at Six Flags, and trouble at a Kijiji meetup.

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Apple Crime blotter: 1000 iPads stolen, insurance giant off hook for $1.7 million iPhone theft, more

11/11/2018, 08:11 am

Stolen iPhones are in the news, ranging from warehouse thefts, to getting lifted off the doorstep, or from a Miami nightspot. The latest in an occasional series -- a look at the world of Apple-related crime.

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Crime blotter: Find my iPhone locates stolen police cruiser, murder of Apple India exec, more

10/28/2018, 07:10 pm

As California Apple Store thefts have stopped following the recent arrests, new Apple thefts are reported elsewhere in the country. Plus, the uproar over an Apple India executive's murder continues.

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Saudi journalist used Apple Watch to record own interrogation and execution, report says [u]

10/12/2018, 08:10 pm

A report out of Turkey on Friday claims journalist Jamal Khashoggi used an Apple Watch to record and upload audio of his own interrogation, beating and execution to iCloud.

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App Store fraud allegedly impacting major mobile payment firms in China

10/11/2018, 10:10 am

Two major mobile payments companies in China have asked Apple to help reduce theft on their platforms, where customers' funds are being drained by criminals using stolen Apple IDs connected to their payment accounts for fraudulent App Store purchases.

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Apple Watch health and location data could help find missing Saudi journalist

10/10/2018, 02:10 pm

An Apple Watch may provide clues surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Turkey, with the wearable said to be at the center of an investigation to find out what happened to the Saudi dissident.

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Rampant Chinese iPhone repair fraud forced Apple to develop countermeasures

10/09/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple has spent the last five years combatting fraud relating to iPhone repairs in China, where parts were stolen from working iPhones and were submitted for repair under warranty, a problem that reportedly cost billions of dollars and forced Apple to investigate.

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Police contracted to guard Apple Stores in Sacramento following theft spree

10/04/2018, 08:10 am

Apple has contracted a number of police departments in Sacramento, California to station officers at some Apple Stores, in a bid to increase security at its retail outlets following a long string of robberies by crews in the state.

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Crime blotter: California arrests, a Monster firing, and bulk thefts of new iPhones

09/30/2018, 12:09 pm

A father goes after his ex-wife in court after she took their daughter's iPhone, Find My iPhone finds a stolen iPad, and other news from the world of Apple-related crime.

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Multiple arrests made in California Apple Store theft cases

09/27/2018, 10:09 am

Law enforcement officials in the California Bay Area have announced several arrests spanning the entire state, with all of the alleged perpetrators accused of being involved in the recent rash of brazen Apple Store thefts.

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Australian teen receives 8 months probation for hacking Apple's corporate network

09/26/2018, 11:09 pm

An Australian teen who gained unauthorized access to Apple's corporate network has been sentenced to eight months probation for his crimes, which included the collection of about one terabyte of sensitive data gleaned from company servers.

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Thieves strike Palo Alto Apple Store, two days in a row

09/26/2018, 03:09 pm

Days after Tim Cook appeared at the opening of the Palo Alto location for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max launch, the store was robbed Saturday afternoon, and then again the following morning.

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Latest California Apple store robbery caught on video

09/23/2018, 10:09 pm

In the first major Apple store theft since the arrival of the new iPhones, several individuals carried out a robbery in Santa Rosa, and one suspect was caught.

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Apple crime blotter: California Apple Store theft arrests, AirDrop on a plane, and a Chuck E. Cheese iPhone theft

09/16/2018, 09:09 am

Find My iPhone catches a home invader, iPhone celebrity intrigue in Nigeria, and more trouble on the Letgo app.

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Apple crime blotter: Apple Store receives meth, California thefts continue despite arrests

09/02/2018, 09:09 am

Several more Apple Store robberies in California, a Congressman's campaign cash spending spree including Apple Store visits, and an NFL star is accused of insider trading over FaceTime. The latest from the Apple crime blotter.

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Thieves caught in the act of robbing a California Apple Store

08/21/2018, 10:08 am

After a summer of Apple Store robberies throughout California and elsewhere, three suspects were caught in the act Sunday, and detained by customers near the Apple Store in Thousand Oaks.

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Crime blotter: actress Sean Young accused of Mac theft, California Apple Store thefts multiply, more [u]

08/19/2018, 08:08 am

Authorities in California are hoping to finally catch the thieves who they say are responsible for this summer's series of Apple Store robberies throughout California. That and more in this week's Apple crime blotter.

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