The great iPhone robbery: 4,000 pieces stolen in Belgium – Macitynet.it
Over 3,000 to 4,000 new iPhones were stolen over the weekend in a large logistics depot near the town of Willebroek in Belgium. The consignment of smartphones was destined for the Belgian operator Mobistar: the estimated value of the theft amounts to approximately 2 million euros. The news is circulating in these hours on the Web and has been taken up by the local press, more precisely by the newspapers De Standaard and the Gazet van Antwerpen.
The police are investigating the matter and the first reports seem to be a robbery on the advice of some insider. To push in this direction the very modalities of theft, similar if not identical to the techniques seen in the cinema. Over the weekend, the thieves made a hole in the roof of an immense warehouse of the Ceva Logistics company: the hole was created right above the place where the iPhones were stored.
In recent months Mobistar managed to provide just enough iPhones to meet the high demand: a company spokesman said that supplier and manufacturer have already been notified, communicating that a new batch of iPhone will arrive soon, however in time for Christmas shopping.