x PhoneArena is hiring! Reviewer in the USA
  • Options

iPhone most coveted by thieves

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Dec 2010, 09:30

Do you know what is the common thing between the cities of Greenwich, CT and Paris? Thieves there want Apple goods badly. So badly that Greenwich thieves burglarized an Apple Store in the upscale town…

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 15 Dec 2010, 11:09

1. ltjustas (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)

stupid apple :) they shoud put better glass in teire shops... jking

posted on 15 Dec 2010, 12:41

2. TKFox007 (Posts: 303; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)

If only Apple used the same kind of glass that they use on the iPhone 4 then... nevermind.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 19:54

9. Mac man man man (unregistered)


posted on 15 Dec 2010, 12:51

3. TK (unregistered)

Actually, they are "holding the iPhone wrong" and that is why thieves are stealing them, to teach them a lesson.

posted on 15 Dec 2010, 14:17

4. jk (unregistered)

I bet those guys aren't iPhone fans, thats the only way they could have figure out glass actually brakes brakes. don't worry next iPhone will come with fix for in store theft.

posted on 15 Dec 2010, 16:21 1

5. maccmill (Posts: 67; Member since: 29 Oct 2010)

People who buy iphones deserve to have them stolen :P

posted on 15 Dec 2010, 22:50

6. messiah (Posts: 438; Member since: 19 Feb 2010)

They should use gorilla glass for the doors. Would make great marketing and protect the stores in one swoop.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 02:16

7. clevername (Posts: 1436; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)

The most practical thing to do would be to remove and lockup all display products every night and put them back out in the mornings. Sure you may add an hour or 2 in labor for each store but its better than losing $10,000+ in merch. I wonder what the shrink is for apple stores that get robbed.

posted on 16 Dec 2010, 11:08

8. kabir02 (Posts: 18; Member since: 16 Dec 2010)

it is not recommended to do that just reduce the price so that every one can afford and need not to steal the i phone any more

posted on 21 Dec 2010, 09:10

10. MrJazzPurr27 (unregistered)

That goes to show you who still is number one 1, nobody is risking there life to steal some droids or blackberries lol.

posted on 01 Feb 2011, 20:33

11. dooter (unregistered)

ok - hmmm let me get this straight...

they steal phones from a store - which has all the ESN numbers and the inventory cataloged... how the heck do they activate them? or do they strip them down and sell them for parts??

doesnt make sense

Want to comment? Please login or register.

Latest stories