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Le Great Apple Robbery

Armed robbers took advantage of New Years celebrations to attack a Paris Apple store, stealing up to $1.3 million (€1 million) in goods.

A well-planned armed robbery of a Paris Apple store resulted in the loss of goods valued at approximately 1 million euros.

According to police, four masked men forced their way into the store on New Years Eve around 9PM Paris Time. The store had closed 3 hours earlier and the men threatened a guard at the back entrance. Police were concentrated elsewhere to focus on New Years celebrations.

In New York City, one of the most significant crimes in the last year was street theft of mobile devices, and of Apple devices in particular.


The four major US cell phone carriers have agreed to help prevent stolen smartphones from being resold. Click here to read more.

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