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Shots near a Pittsburgh Apple Store, Find My iPhone solves the theft of Akon’s car, and several iPhones were seized from a defendant in a riot on Capitol Hill.

The latest in an occasional AppleInsider series, which looks at the world of Apple-related crime.

School official fired for selling district-owned iPads from his truck

A Texas man was fired from his job as head of technology and innovation for a local school district after being caught selling District-owned iPads.

According to News 4 San Antonio, the official was caught when a local family responded to a Facebook Marketplace ad and bought several iPads from him in a transaction that involved meeting him in a parking lot. Once the mother of the family realized that iPads were “a type of business marketed in schools,” she looked up the man’s name and discovered that he worked for the school district.

She notified the television station, which discovered a video of a school board meeting in which the same man had recommended that the district spend $ 483,000 on iPads and other equipment.

Police used Find My iPhone to recover Akon’s car

Singer and record producer Akon had his SUV stole while filling up gas at an Atlanta gas station in late May, but the car was later located thanks to Find My iPhone.

Fox 5 Reports that police later recovered the car in Forest Park, about 20 miles away.

This is far from the first Apple-related theft involving a famous person in Atlanta. Atlanta Falcons player Hayden Hurst had the team’s iPad and Beats headphones taken from the team after a game in October 2020, while Josh Brolin’s iPad was stolen from his car in November. This latest robbery, like the Akon incident, took place in the Buckhead neighborhood.

iPhones, MacBooks and Nazi Items Seized from Defendant in Capitol Riot at “Camp Auschwitz”

One of the most notorious defendants in the January 6 riots in the US Capitol had a MacBook and several iPhones seized from his possession, as well as Nazi weapons and memorabilia.

According to a search warrant obtained and published To Twitter by extremism investigator Seamus Hughes, the man, who was photographed inside the Capitol in a “Camp Auschwitz” hoodie, had the FBI remove at least four iPhones from his residence, plus a MacBook and numerous accessories .

Other items referenced in the order include images of Adolf Hitler, a “folder entitled ‘Exclusive Material for Whites'” and “Swastika illustrations.” The order was dated January 13.

Devices belonging to a man accused of filming a woman showering on a pig farm are found

A Minnesota man has been hit with six charges alleging that he filmed women in the shower without consent on his pig farm in rural Minnesota. The Post Bulletin He writes that authorities learned of a video shared by the man and later confiscated his iPhone and iPad.

The man has been charged with six felonies of interference with privacy, according to the six videos that were found. However, the report added that many more images were discovered that fall outside the statute of limitations.

Due to regulations related to the potential for disease contamination, the pig farm requires showering before entering and leaving.

Shots near Apple Store in Pittsburgh

Shots They got fired following a fight at the Ross Park Mall in Pittsburgh in late May, with the incident taking place near the mall’s Apple Store. WTAE reports that a witness was repairing his MacBook at the store when he heard the shots, and Apple Store employees told customers to “run, run.”

A group of 30 or 40 people huddled in the back room of the store. The situation ended with two minors arrested and taken to a juvenile detention center.

Earlier this month, a shooting at Aventura Mall in Florida also had employees and customers waiting inside the nearby Apple Store of the mall for two hours, WSVN reported.

Baltimore officer indicted on federal child pornography charges after erasing iPad

A Baltimore Police SWAT officer was indicted on federal child pornography charges after the offending materials were found on his laptop and on his iCloud account.

According to The Department of Justice, the investigation began after the 51-year-old man was caught exposing himself to a minor. That led to searches of their devices, which uncovered offensive images and videos.

The Justice Department also said that while the man had erased his iPad, the address of a child pornography website was found on his iCloud account.

Man accused of child pornography hastily hid his iPhone and other devices

In another case involving a man charged with federal child pornography charges, prosecutors for the Western District of New York charged a 49-year-old man with possession and receipt of child pornography.

What’s more, for him Department of Justice, the man appears to have made clumsy attempts to conceal or destroy computers and other devices.

In addition to finding an iPhone, investigators observed “power cords and computer-related equipment” in the man’s living room, but not a computer, and then found “damaged remains of a computer desk and computer components in a Dumpster”. Under a pile of driftwood, they also found “a damaged computer tower, another iPhone, and ten additional firearms.”

Charged with “deep fake cheerleader mom” uses “old iPhone 8”

In March, a story made headlines about a Pennsylvania woman who was accused of launching a stalking campaign against her daughter’s cheerleading rival. Prosecutors claimed that at the time it had included the use of “Deep Fake” technology.

However, according to The Washington Post, the prosecutors have abandoned the claim on the “Deep Fakes”, with the Bucks Country district attorney announcing that police “could not confirm that the video evidence was faked.”

The woman, who continues to face other charges related to the alleged harassment, lacks the technical knowledge to create real Deep Fakes and uses an old iPhone 8 as “her main piece of hardware,” her lawyer told the newspaper.

Man arrested in Kenya for iPhone scam on Instagram

A man in Kenya who runs an Instagram page by the name “Badman Anchor” has been arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and is accused of running a fraud.

The star reports that the man has claimed to sell iPhones and other Apple products on sites like Bakcell Apple Store and Netsol Apple Store, but has instead defrauded customers.

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