Stolen iPhone records thief's cruise-ship adventures for all to see

Stolen iPhone records thief's cruise-ship adventures for all to see
First and foremost, don’t steal peoples’ stuff. It’s just not nice. But if you are the sort of person who would steal and keep say…someone’s iPhone… here’s a pro-tip for you: Wipe the damned phone! Otherwise the camera roll may share the images with the original owner and they could end up places you'd rather not see them, like say posted to a social networking site.

As you may have guessed, this isn’t some hypothetical discussion: Disney cruise passenger Katy McCaffrey had her iPhone stolen by an employee while she was on a Disney Wonder Cruise. The employee's name was apparently Nelson. How does she know? Because she can read his name tag in the photos he continued to snap using her iPhone, and those photos are now available on her Facebook account in a public album labeled “Stolen iPhone Adventures”. In it you can see Nelson, his apparent love interest, and the crew of the ship living it up. All that and more was recorded by the thief’s own hands.

We imagine the publicity will lead to Disney cruise management acting on poor Ms. McCaffrey’s behalf, but we hope the album doesn't disappear to quickly; as far as amusing public embarrassment for thievery (and stupidity) go, this has to take the cake. Check out some more images below, or click on the source link to see the entire album (and some cheeky narration).


source: Stolen iPhone Adventures via The Verge

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34 Comments

1. fsahin

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Even that you should avoid put personel photos here!!!!

18. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

What if you lose your Android or iOS device:http://youtu.be/jlPKVWv1WxU

31. fsahin

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Do you believe everthing on internet and what do you think if this persons on photo(girl) was your daughter ?how you are sure this guy really stole.

33. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Please can you show me where I have said that this guy is theft??? Or where I have said that I believe in this story???

2. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

LMAFO....Really?!...I dont know how I can still be surprised by the stupidity of people now days but this one got me.

8. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

I just read a different article on another site about a guy who stole a digital camcorder from a car. He got home and recorded a video of him saying to his girlfriend: "Yes, this is the camera I just stole. But the cops won't figure it out." he then proceeds to walk around his house showing his different rooms and concludes by telling the camera his full name. When the cops finally retrieved the camera they had all the evidence they needed. What a moron.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17414; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Some of the best content on the web is video of stupid criminals. Most common criminals are more Dr. Evil than Dr. Lecter.

3. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

ha ...ha ..ha

4. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

does any one knows if the htc evo 4g lte is going be sold in the middle east or not? or it is just exclusive for the us?

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

ok, wrong post, bud....

10. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

excuse me,but i really wont to know. the man got to do what the man got to do :P

13. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

And what the man got to do?

14. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

in this case ask about his future evo obviously.

32. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

maybe you should go to the EVO article and ask. or have a question pretaining to having your cell phone stolen. just a thought.

9. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

"On other phone related news, this dude just wants his evo 4G " , now back too you in the studio.."

25. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

thats a good one +1

5. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

'The employee's name was apparently Nelson How does she know?' You need a '.' to separate these sentences... BTW, that employee should be fired...no IFs, ANDs, or BUTs...

21. tedkord

Posts: 17414; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Fired and prosecuted.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Nelson probably found that phone, you never know? How does someone steal phone?

11. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

He's an employee on a cruise ship. If he found it, it should be turned in to the "Lost & Found" on the ship.

20. smallcolabear

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 18, 2012

once you start using something as your own property it is stolen. its easy to steal something and if he found it he should have reported it like ibap stated. I guess i dont get your question on how does someone steal a phone, i thought that would be self-explanatory.

23. Archan_Pe

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

If he didn't steal it why would he label his album "stolen iphone adventures"... if he found it and didn't return it back... im pretty sure hypothetically i eould still consider it stealing... the most epic fail part of this story for me is that... why would a thief publicly say "stolen iphone" is he out of he his mind?

34. cobbwilliam

Posts: 2; Member since: May 24, 2012

Are you really that stupid? Really?

12. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

I'm thinking this should make it to Jay Leno's "Stupid Criminals" list.

15. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

What an idiot

16. thachlel

Posts: 75; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Because she used iPhone, Cerberus for android can take his photo n tracks him n also locks the phone, btw, ..... n more

17. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

You know that you can't post a story about iphones or wp7 phones without an android idiot posting something about android. I love android but hate the users that drink the kool-aid. It's like "Story about Iphone got to represent droid".

22. rsiders

Posts: 1976; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Lol at least he took some great shots while he had the phone! Hilarious!

35. cobbwilliam

Posts: 2; Member since: May 24, 2012

He's a thief and should be put under the jail.

24. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Stolen iPhones always makes me laugh

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