A Michigan man whom authorities say was a major player in the underground market for stolen smartphones pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to trafficking stolen iPhones and other devices overseas, where they were sold for as much as $3,000 each.
"The reason we introduced this bill is because we felt it has been taking too long and the problem is just mounting," Klobuchar
About 1.6 million Americans had their phones stolen last year, according to Consumer Reports. About 40 percent of robberies
Juan Guillermo Gomez, a 25-year-old lawyer, was stabbed to death for his smartphone while walking home from a local bar in
“I appreciate the efforts that many of the manufacturers are making, but the deadline we agreed upon is rapidly approaching
“The carriers blocked us,” said Ward Clapham, vice president of investigations at Absolute Software. When Lawrence Flynn’s
In the capital of a country notorious for drug trafficking, here was a familiar scene. Colombian police, acting on a tip from an informant, stopped a Chevy minivan leaving Bogota’s El Dorado Airport.
Altschul cited a new database of phone serial numbers being shared among carriers as an example of how the industry was preventing
His attorney could not be reached for comment. The potential rewards are enormous. The worldwide market for stolen smartphones
“These emails suggest that the carriers are rejecting a technological solution so they can continue to shake down their customers