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Crime blotter: Accused robber shot and killed at Dallas Apple Store

10/13/2019, 09:10 am

Million-dollar iPhone ring theft busted, and Apple Store thefts throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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Apple Crime blotter: 34 iPhones stolen from UPS, $100K in product lifted from Palo Alto, more

09/29/2019, 09:09 am

A six-figure Apple Store robbery in Palo Alto, a search for a stolen iPhone leads to hundreds of marijuana plants, and the first iPhone 11 thefts.

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Crime blotter: Apple Store thefts reported on two continents

09/15/2019, 09:09 am

Apple Store thefts reported in the United States and Australia, one theft victim fought back in an attempted iPad sale, a spate of iPhone seizures in Bali performed by monkeys, and more in the Apple crime blotter.

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China believed to have used iPhone exploits to track Uyghur Muslims

09/01/2019, 11:09 am

The recently-revealed use of hacked websites to monitor iPhone users, is now reported to have been used by the Chinese government to target the Uyghur Muslim community.

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Crime blotter: Man charged in car crash death of Apple employee

09/01/2019, 09:09 am

Man charged in car crash death of Apple employee, cruise worker steals couple's iPhone, and more from the Apple crime blotter.

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'Pokemon Go' on eight phones while driving, pickpocket lifts 40 Apple Watches & more on the Apple Crime Blotter

08/18/2019, 08:08 am

Multiple California Apple Stores robbed, driver stopped with eight-iPhone 'Pokemon Go' rig, 23 iPhones stolen from one Walmart, and more in the Apple crime blotter.

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Capital One hacker under investigation for 30 more AWS data breaches

08/15/2019, 03:08 pm

The Seattle hacker behind the major Capital One hack may have stolen data from many other organizations, with authorities claiming thefts have taken place from over 30 companies and entities in other thefts from Amazon Web Services.

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AT&T says it lost $5 million a year from illegal unlocking scheme

08/06/2019, 02:08 pm

A man has been accused of paying employees of AT&T over a five-year period to illegally unlock large numbers of iPhones and other devices, an act that is alleged to have cost the carrier an average of around $5 million per year in lost revenue.

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Daily Apple Store thief sentenced, viral selfie yielded no tips on the Apple crime blotter

08/04/2019, 09:08 am

The FBI hacked an iPhone in the Long Island Iced Tea crypto investigation, a Chinese counterfeiter in a million-dollar fake iPhone ring has been sentenced, and more in the Apple crime roundup.

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Counterfeit iPhone trafficker sentenced to 3 years in prison

07/30/2019, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has sentenced a Chinese national to over three years in prison for trafficking counterfeit Apple goods into the United States from China, including fake iPhones and iPads, as part of a criminal conspiracy that made over $1.1 million in the United States alone.

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Crime blotter: AirDrop evacuates plane, iPad exposes massive insurance fraud & more

07/21/2019, 04:07 pm

Thieves use a truck as a battering ram in Houston to break into an Apple store, how a lost iPhone freed Kevin Spacey, and more from the Apple crime roundup.

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Armed Apple Store robbery, criminal selfies in the Apple crime blotter

07/07/2019, 11:07 am

An Apple counterfeiting defendant may have fled to China, more Firefly festival smartphone thefts, a selfie with a stolen iPhone, and more on this week's Apple crime blotter.

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Man uses iPhone as 'gun,' Hong Kong parts bust in the Apple crime blotter

06/23/2019, 09:06 am

A Hong Kong counterfeiting scam is busted, Congressman's wife pleads guilty, a man defends his home by pretending an iPhone is a deadly weapon, and two Apple crime stories in Cape Coral, Fla.

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$19M in iPhones stolen & images on iPhones nail a Mueller witness on the Apple crime blotter

06/09/2019, 10:06 am

A counterfeiting ring is busted, fingerprints on an iPhone catch an accused thief, and government officials' iPhones and iPads seized in Flint water probe, all on the latest roundup of Apple crime.

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Fraud ring stole $19M worth of iPhones, other hardware from stores across the US

06/04/2019, 06:06 pm

Using fake IDs, an organized group of thieves posed as customers buying new phones and spreading the cost out over long-term contracts. The group operated for at least seven years before being caught.

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Australian teen hacker escapes jail term for accessing Apple's corporate network

05/27/2019, 07:05 am

An Australian teenage hacker who accessed Apple's corporate network and downloaded gigabytes of internal data has been spared a custodial sentence, and has been urged by the court to use his skills for good and not for further criminal behavior.

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Apple Store armed robberies & 'Find My iPhone' solves crimes on the Apple crime blotter

05/26/2019, 08:05 am

Find My iPhone catches more thieves, Amazon employees are caught stealing Apple Watches, and armed robberies at Apple stores in Arizona. All this and more on this week's Apple crime blotter.

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Man pleads guilty to trafficking counterfeit iPhones in Oregon return scam

05/22/2019, 05:05 pm

A Chinese student pleaded guilty in Oregon on Wednesday to one count of trafficking counterfeit iPhones, which he used to dupe Apple into giving him real units for sale in China.

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iPhone in plant catches accused predator, SWAT team busts iPhone thieves on the Apple crime blotter

05/12/2019, 09:05 am

Apple Store thefts lead to police car crash, a SWAT team raid, and famous rapper smashes an iPhone while another has his stolen while he's in jail, all on the Apple crime roundup.

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Student sues Apple for $1 billion over false arrest linked to facial recognition tech

04/22/2019, 08:04 pm

An 18-year-old student launched a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple and an associated security firm on Monday, accusing the pair of falsely linking him to a series of store thefts.

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