The Week in Electronics Retail Crime
Photographed Thief Gets New Charge
An apartment thief caught when the owner of one of the stolen computers activated a camera has been brought up on additional charges, after he attempted to contact one of the victims. According to the Journal News newspaper in New York, Ian Frias was cited with contempt of court when he violated an order by the judge to not speak to the victims. The woman, an Apple Store employee, had logged onto the computer using the “Back to My Mac” feature and snapped a photo of the thief.
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