Apple Store employees stole $ 700,000 in the form of gift cards iTunes




Employees of Apple’s retail stores organized criminal network of illegal purchase of gift cards iTunes. The victims were 250 patients of private dental clinics in New York and New Jersey.


Manhattan police arrested four employees of branded stores of Apple and their accomplices from the network of dental clinics, accusing them of stealing $ 700 000. The text of an organized group of swindlers came to the police department of the employee Cupertino company involved in preventing losses.

According to the court case, four employees from different Apple Store agreed with the staff of dental clinics of Short Hills in order to obtain personal data of patients. Between May and September 2012 information transferred employees Apple, which use it to get loans from Barclays Bank. Provided by the bank on digital codes purchased iTunes Gift Cards.

Apple gift card fraudsters used to buy “apple” technology. In total, therefore the accounts of patients have been written off $ 700,000.

Currently, all four members of Apple Store, participated in a fraudulent scheme, are under investigation.

This case was very similar to last year’s incident with the staff of Apple Store in Florida, which cooperate with the employees of the trading network Best Buy, Apple had been robbed of almost half a million dollars.

Apple Store employees exchanged stolen iPhone with new ones. When the messengers came to them with stolen smartphones, team leader called accomplices of Best Buy, and he would send lists the serial numbers of the iPhone, which were in stock Best Buy. The staff then selected number from the list and pointed it at an exchange device as a number of the phone which is to be exchanged. So they lied to the electronic system Apple.

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