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$1.5 million worth of iPad Minis stolen from JFK airport

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Nov 2012 16:43 User comments (4)

$1.5 million worth of iPad Minis stolen from JFK airport A pair of thieves managed to steal $1.5 million worth of iPads from JFK airport, in a move many are calling an inside job.
The tablets were stolen from the same cargo building that was featured in the hit movie "GoodFellas," better known as the Lufthansa heist.

At around midnight on Monday, the thieves used forklifts to load two massive pallets onto a truck before driving off. The original plan had been to take 5 pallets, but they had to leave three after being confronted by an airport worker who was returning from a late dinner.

All airport workers are being investigated, and a few have already been given polygraph tests. Law enforcement officials believe a worker let the thieves into the area and helped them to leave afterwards.

The two pallets contained 3600 iPad Minis which had just been shipped from China and were headed to Apple Stores around the U.S.

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4 user comments

116.11.2012 8:31

Wow! I cant wait for Good fellas Part II ...Mini Heist!

216.11.2012 13:18

Fantastic, I can't wait to pick myself up a couple dirt cheap on eBay.



316.11.2012 14:14

Won't they get busted when they try to register them or connect to the apps store or whatever?


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

418.11.2012 0:05

Originally posted by dEwMe:
Won't they get busted when they try to register them or connect to the apps store or whatever?

Depends if the serial numbers can be traced to that shipment.
And they won't get busted but the people who buy them for half price and then try to register could be. Although most likely they would just be prevented from registering them.
Perfect time to sell them off with Xmas close.

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