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JFK worker arrested in connection with iPad heist

Matt Grainger
JFK worker arrested in connection with iPad heist

The FBI has arrested one member of the gang that stole 3,600 iPad Mini’s from JFK Airport last week.

According to Fortune, suspicions were raised when it was reported that Renel Rene Richardson, an employee at the airport, had been making an inordinate number of inquiries among co-workers about the shipment before it was stolen.

He allegedly acted as a lookout as two accomplices used the airports forklift trucks to load two pallets of the devices on to a waiting truck.

Police are still looking for the truck and the other two members of the gang.

Apparently a large number of brand new iPad Mini’s have appeared on sites such as Craigslist since the heist.

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