A organisation of group in sunglasses and hooded sweatshirts stole dozens of iPhones from a Apple Store located in Calgary’s Chinook Centre on Saturday night, Calgary military said.
“We had 7 males run into a Apple Store and take a series of iPhones on arrangement and fast leave a store again,” said Paul Teworte with Calgary police.
The iPhones stolen were organic demo units, Teworte said, and could presumably uncover adult on online sell platforms.
“When purchasing used dungeon phones, privately those sole online by a amicable media height or a buy and sell site, always ask for a [International Mobile Equipment Identity, or IMEI] number,” Teworte said.
IMEI numbers can be checked online to establish either cellphones are stolen or lost.
“Oftentimes, when a intensity customer asks a seller for an IMEI number, if a phone is stolen oftentimes a seller will simply not respond,” Teworte said.
The males were held on notice video and military are operative to brand them, Teworte said.