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Chinese scammers arrested for exchanging fake iPhone parts with original ones at Apple

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Apr 2013, 02:30

After getting the originals, employees at a store that sells iPhones, would wrap the real parts in back covers, put in a battery, and sell them as iPhone 4S gear for a tidy profit. Apple warmed up to the scam recently, informed the store owner and the police, and the shop engineer plus boyfriend were cuffed in the beginning of April...

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posted on 15 Apr 2013, 02:51 8

1. MCrapp (Posts: 318; Member since: 07 Apr 2013)

I don't see any difference between original parts and not original! All make in China!
Apple USA company! HA! HA! HA!with one year warranty!

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 03:49

2. Dingy_cellar_dweller (Posts: 264; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)

Sounds like the counterfeit iPhone parts were damaged or not working and replaced with working parts, otherwise why bother.

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 04:53 3

3. misterbogus (Posts: 2; Member since: 15 Apr 2013)

its the chinese.. what to you expect? they're born to scam everybody! XD

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 06:20 1

4. Shrihari (Posts: 102; Member since: 29 Jan 2013)

But some times some of the amazing things are done only by chinese

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 06:29 3

5. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

like amazing scams

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 09:25 2

7. misterbogus (Posts: 2; Member since: 15 Apr 2013)

yeah.. like that amazing fake fireworks display when they were the host of the olympics.. and also, that amazing girl gymnast which has a fake age.. now let's see, what else did they fake for the sake of profit/fame?

oh! you are aware that they are the source of all counterfeit items of branded items like nike, tommy hilfiger, louis vuitton and the likes?

bottomline is, they don't give a s**t when it comes to intellectual property rights and no one is suing them! AMAZING right?! so yeah, amazing things are done only by the chinese.. i give you props for that..

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 08:11 3

6. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)

CHINA. So, it's expected to happen. The people there, in the name of maximising profit, will use any underhanded tactics.

posted on 15 Apr 2013, 10:02 1

8. lovenyc8 (Posts: 164; Member since: 13 Mar 2013)

apple should be giving work to amercians not the Chinese they got what they looked for

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