Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Great South Philly iPhone Heist of 2018: Remember When South Philly Guys Used To Steal Truckloads Of Cigarettes?


Victor Fiorillo at phillymag.com offers a piece on the theft of iPhones and other cell phone devices in South Philadelphia.

There was a time when a certain type of South Philly guy would spend his productive hours casing tractor-trailers and delivery trucks to score truckloads of cigarettes that would then be sold on the black market. But, this being 2018 and cigarettes not being particularly socially acceptable, we’ve moved onto iPhones.

The Philadelphia Police Department has arrested three South Philly men, alleging that they were behind schemes to steal $100,000 in iPhones and other cell phone devices.

You can read the rest of the piece at https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/10/31/iphone-heist-south-philly/#lpfh2M6t9dOi9grK.99 

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