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Thief Breaks $100k Apple Store Doors With Rocks To Steal $64k Worth Of Stuff

The Apple store in Boulder, Colorado.

The Apple store in Boulder, Colorado.

An Apple retail store in Boulder, Colorado, became the latest target of a “smash and grab” robbery early Saturday morning. A hooded crook threw three rocks through the store’s $100,000 custom glass doors before stealing $64,000 worth of merchandise, including MacBooks, iPads, and iPhones.

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Masked Robbers With Guns Storm Paris Apple Store In $1.3M Heist

Masked Robbers With Guns Storm Paris Apple Store In $1.3M Heist

Apple’s retail store in Paris was targeted by armed robbers on New Year’s Eve, who managed to bag an estimated $1.25 million worth of goods. The attack took place at 9 p.m. local time on Monday, around three hours after the store had closed, Paris police confirmed. Although no Apple staff were on the premises, a security guard and a cleaner were in the store.

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Find My iPhone Wins Again As Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Four Armed Robbers

Find My iPhone Wins Again As Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Four Armed Robbers

Dear Theives. We’ve been over this like a thousand times. If you’re going to steal an iPhone, make sure you either A) Reset it, or B) Turn it off. There’s a wonderful application called Find My iPhone that’s going to lead the cops to you everytime.

Four armed robbers in Springfield Massachusetts still haven’t learned this valuable bit of information. The robbers donned their masked and rushed into an Ambis convenience store with their guns and plundered the store of its money, cigarettes, and a laptop. Then they stole an iPhone and that’s when everything went downhill.

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$1.5 Million JFK iPad Mini Robbery Has Some Parallels To Famous ‘Goodfellas’ Heist

$1.5 Million JFK iPad Mini Robbery Has Some Parallels To Famous ‘Goodfellas’ Heist

$1.5 million worth of iPad minis were stolen on Monday night from New York’s JFK airport, and if that wasn’t enough, it all happened in the same cargo building that was the site of the Lufthansa heist featured in Martin Scorcese’s famous 1987 gangster flick, Goodfellas.

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$1.7M Shipment Of Worthless RIM Playbooks Hijacked

$1.7M Shipment Of Worthless RIM Playbooks Hijacked

Thieves aren’t interested in Blackberries, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want RIM’s PlayBooks tablets.

$1.7 million in Playbooks was recently stolen off a truck on its way from Plainfield, Indianapolis to Ontario, Canada. While the driver took a short pit-stop in Madison County, thieves stole 22 pallets of PlayBooks, totaling 5,200 devices.

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Stolen iPhone in Houston Ends With Suspect Apprehended After Fiery Crash

Stolen iPhone in Houston Ends With Suspect Apprehended After Fiery Crash

According to a recent Houston Chronicle story an iPhone has once again saved the day and solved a crime. This particular iPhone was stolen from a female jogger, who was jogging with a friend, during an armed robbery that occurred in the 700 block of Brittmore on the west side of Houston, Texas.

The alleged robbers exited a pickup truck and confronted the two women according to Houston Police Department (HPD) spokesman John Cannon.  An Apple iPhone was turned over to the robbers by one of the women and fortunately neither of them was hurt.

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