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Armed robbers hit Paris Apple store, steal $1.3M in merchandise

By Rick
Jan 2, 2013
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  1. Armed gunmen with a taste for Apple-branded merchandise burglarized an Apple store in Paris, France. The purportedly well-planned heist, which occurred on News Year's Eve, is thought to have net thieves more than 1.3 million dollars worth of ill-gotten iPhones,...

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  2. TechGamer

    TechGamer TS Addict Posts: 364   +38

    And Samsung for once feel that being the underdog is good for them for once :)
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,235   +1,881

    Serves them right. They themselves have been stealing for years.
     
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,078   +1,346

    Their business is fully insured against such incidents, they won't lose anything.
     
  5. TechGamer

    TechGamer TS Addict Posts: 364   +38

    tbh that Much capital stole will not even be felt as it isnt barely a percentage of the capital they dispose off as they have billions of dollars in there pockets and capital
     
  6. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,078   +1,346

    Ironically, those will end up being sold at nearly full price on eBay, as they usually do. The reason for that is simple - online crooks are afraid of selling stolen Apple products at a big discount, it brings unwanted attention from eBay authorities and Apple itself.
     
  7. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    That guy obviously got in the wrong place, I checked in gmaps and the fudge store is rite next to it.
     
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  8. Opus

    Opus TS Enthusiast Posts: 46

    "News Year's Eve" typo...?
     
  9. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 810   +102

    Lol, someone always stealing from apple stores xD
     
  10. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,413   +1,749

    Wait til Hollywood gets a hold of this story. It'll surely make one one hell of an action-adventure "iMovie".

    I can't wait to see the copyright notice on this one. Something like, "FBI Warning, "Copying this movie will result in The Apple Corporation burying you under a mountain of legal paperwork and litigation, without so much as the benefit of a straw to breath through".
     
  11. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,235   +1,881

    Ha ha. They really fudged the job. I'd rather have the fudge than Apples overpriced / overrated wares.
     

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