6 Apple ‘geniuses’ allegedly stole 600 iPhones

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Six Apple  store employees in Florida are facing charges over an alleged scheme that would see them replace more than 600 stolen iPhones with new devices taken from store inventory.

The Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel reports:

How did the scheme work? Since April, thieves who posed as customers at the store handed stolen iPhones to employees in the ring and exchanged them for new iPhones, police said. Each Apple employee in the ring was paid between $ 45 and $ 75 for carrying out a fraudulent transaction, police said.

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Network World Paul McNamara