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 TechSpot Booster Posts: 407   +34

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

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,825   +704

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

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,580   +488

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

    TechGamer TechSpot Booster Posts: 407   +34

    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 TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,580   +488

    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 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 521   +8

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

    Opus Newcomer, in training Posts: 35

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

    NTAPRO TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 807   +91

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

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,400   +832

    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 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,825   +704

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


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