Returning an iPhone 3GS 16GB, but Put a 3G in instead to trick Apple

Discussion in 'Wasteland' started by SethRogen, Jun 20, 2009.

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  1. SethRogen macrumors 6502

    Jun 8, 2009
    What could stop anyone from returning an iPhone 3GS, but put someone's old 3G iPhone in instead to trick Apple, and then reactivate your iPhone 3GS on your own? Really, what could stop anyone. They look identical?
  2. neilmcd macrumors newbie

    Jun 4, 2009
  3. 156457 macrumors 6502

    Jan 28, 2008

    Maybe the fact that the internals are different and the serial number and model number would not correspond to that on the box.
  4. Acronym macrumors 68000

    Apr 26, 2008

    apple wouldnt be dumb enough to not check somehing like that. they would probably repremend you for trying to do that too (not saying that you would do that) personaly i wouldn't try it. Dont want a 3G? sell it on ebay
  5. Knoxville3G macrumors member

    Nov 14, 2008
    Knoxville, TN
    Mods should close this is technically asking how to commit fraud against Apple. Last time I checked, that was illegal.
  6. dccorona macrumors 68020


    Jun 12, 2008
    flip it over, see that the lettering on the back is pale grey instead of shiny chrome.

    Even Apple knows not to make it EXACTLY identical
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