Mini iPad snatch!

15 11 2012

The crooks made off with about 3,600 iPad minis that had just landed at New York’s JFK International Airport from China, making a daring escape in a white tractor-trailer. The gangsters loaded the minis, worth $1.5m, with one of JFK’s own forklifts in two pallets.

Unfortunately for them, they had to leave three more pallets behind after they “were challenged by an airport worker returning from dinner”, the New York Post reported.

The thieves got away, though, and investigators suspect an inside job because they reckon someone let them into the airport and furnished them with the forklift they needed.

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