this is scary
Apparently there’s one person out there who doesn’t want to give up their Samsung Galaxy.
A Houston, Texas, woman was involved in an armed robbery when the thief demanded that she hand over her phone or else she’d be shot.
“He was like, hey, let me get that phone. I was like, I’m not giving you my phone sir. He’s like, I’m going to shoot you, so I put my hands up,” she recounted to KHOU-TV, only giving her name as Courtney out of fear for her safety.
Millennials — they can’t even stop with the social media long enough to rob a house properly.
South St. Paul resident Nicholas Steven Wig, 27, allegedly broke into and robbed a house last week, Ars Technica reports. Before fleeing the scene with his booty, he reportedly logged onto Facebook on the victim’s computer — but forgot to log out.
When the owner returned to his ransacked house, he discovered — besides the fact that he was missing a bunch of items — that his computer was logged into the Facebook account of someone named Nick Dub. Police traced the Nick Dub Facebook account back to Mr. Wig and arrested him on burglary charges.
Crime and Punishment
A man who is suspected of robbing a GameStop store in Tennessee didn’t want to waste anytime. Police say the suspect called ahead and asked the store to put a XBox One console and some video games on hold, but ended up stealing them instead.
A smartphone filled with apps is only as good as the casing that surrounds it. That’s what a Florida convenience store clerk learned yesterday after he was shot but his HTC phone stopped the bullet from seriously injuring him.
Police in Winter Garden, a suburb of Tampa, said that a man entered a gas station Read More
Romanians Iulian Dolan and Cezar Iulian Butu have confessed in the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire to multiple counts related to credit card fraud via hacking.
Under the leadership of another Romanian, Adrian-Tiberiu Opera, the men trawled the Internet for vulnerable point-of-sale programs, which apparently included applications linked to credit card payments at 150 Subway restaurants. The scam lasted two years and vacuumed up more than $10 million in profits. Citing court documents, Read More