Bandits raid Brazilian factory, steal $36 million worth of Samsung electronics

Bandits raid Brazilian factory, steal $36 million worth of Samsung electronics
According to a report, 20 armed men raided an electronics factory in Campinas, Brazil during the night shift, and took off with $36 million worth of Samsung smartphones, tablets, and notebooks. Luckily, there were no human casualties.

More than 200 employees were at work during the criminal operation, which is said to have lasted over three hours. As some were held hostage while the majority of workers continued production, the thieves loaded seven trucks full of stolen goods. Employees had no means to contact police, because the bandits removed the batteries from their phones.

Brazilian authorities are investigating the crime as we speak. They believe the operation was an inside job, as the the thieves were well informed of the factory's layout and didn't use violence against the workers. Samsung issued a statement, saying that it's "fully cooperating with the ongoing police investigation" and "will do its best" to avoid such incidents in the future.

via 9to5Google

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8 Comments

1. iluvsonynokia

Posts: 161; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

yyyyyyyyyyyyyy

2. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Give me that phone in the thumbnail:P

3. aditya.g0110

Posts: 42; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

lol :D SAMSUNG STOLEN

5. Iodine

Posts: 1470; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Yep, this doesn't happen often.

7. Super3310

Posts: 91; Member since: May 06, 2014

there it goes . . . samsung galaxy stolen editions lmaoooo

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Good that they didn't harmed anybody.

6. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Even robers know samsung is more usefull than iphone Hehe... :p

8. WahyuWisnu

Posts: 1001; Member since: May 29, 2014

I think bb and nokia can let their factory gate open without fear... lol

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