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Crime group blackmails Nokia for several million euros

By Justin Kahn
Jun 18, 2014
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  1. Corporate blackmail is usually something left for a Hollywood script, but according to recent reports, Nokia was the victim of quite a large blackmail and ransom scam some years ago. Just recently making headlines, the crime took place in 2008...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,505   +2,055

    Had the blackmailers known how great Symbian would turn out, they would've paid Nokia a huge chunk of cash just to keep it to themselves.
     
  3. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,392   +329

    Thank goodness! Nokia could do with less cash they are getting far too lazy these days they dont make quality phones anymore :/
     
  4. dms96960

    dms96960 TS Addict Posts: 258   +28

    Great job by Finnish law enforcement! LOL
     
  5. lmike6453

    lmike6453 TS Enthusiast Posts: 100   +6

    I wonder how much cash Nokia had to drop off, and if the blackmailers gave the initial money stolen back to Nokia
     
  6. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 708   +168

    I wish I could tell those cops "you blew it".
     
  7. It was Apple. They needed the money and are natural born criminals. Just look at their 9 month upgrade schedule, for example. Criminals.
     

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