some1 found my iphone and sent an email....

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  1. jpaguia macrumors newbie

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    so i lost my iphone halloween and already replaced it the next day. turns out, whoever found it sent 2 emails to themselves or someone else. what can i do with this email address it was sent to? its her work email btw.

    -call her job explaining the situation?
    -email the person asking how they have my phone?
    -call the fuzz (doubt they'll do anything)?
    -try to get someone to hack her email?

    any input would help

    i already have another iphone, so id prefer to get $ to break even, or breaking legs would be a cool option too.

    thanx all!!!
     
  2. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    What's the domain? Dump all the info you have here, someone can help you.
     
  3. Acronym macrumors 68000

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    emails are usualy associated with personal information, names phone numbers, etc... try to find out the persons name from there you can find out their information (at least i think you can).
     
  4. WhatAmI macrumors 6502a

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    If you post her email addy here, I would say that there's a 98-99 chance that you'll get you your phone back.

    Come on now, email addys are public
     
  5. kAoTiX macrumors 6502

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    Send them an e-mail saying your really glad that someone found your iphone and the fact that 'theyre local as well'. They will think you have their address and probably arrange to give it back to you.
    Say something along the lines of telling the police that you've found it and they can call off their search! (not quite in those words :p)

    Just scare them into thinking you know where they live and that you have gone to the police.
    Also, I don't see any reason to post this person's e-mail address for everyone to see. what good could honestly come of that?

    Good luck.
     
  6. MacBoobsPro macrumors 603

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    Tell them you used MobileMes find my iphone feature and it points right at their house. :D
     
  7. kAoTiX macrumors 6502

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    Yeh that will do. You just dont want to scare them so much they report you for harrasment and stalking them to their house!
     
  8. jpaguia thread starter macrumors newbie

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    email addy

    damn guys, you rock...heres the email addy:

    *removed*

    i cant believe the audacity of this person, they shot 2 pix from my phone and sent it to that address. one of some plants, and a group shot of her coworkers im assuming.

    i looked up the company and its based out of tampa i believe but must be spread out through the us since i lost my phone in nyc.

    if you guys can give any helpful info, itd be much appreciated. im thinking i would just email her saying thanks for finding my phone, i can cancel my police report, yada, yada, yada and i can pick it up by her address if i can find it.

    how does that sound?
     
  9. Consultant macrumors G5

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    Too bad the person doesn't do the right thing and try to contact you.

    Contact the company. Phone and email of some people here:
    *removed*
     
  10. FSMBP macrumors 68020

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    The thing is, the OP or anyone else doesn't know this [removed] is the one sending emails to herself or HER FRIEND/HUSBAND is sending the emails to her.

    I mean, this means that she know at least knows the person who has the phone but still.
     
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  12. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    Just report her to the police and give them the information and say she has stolen property. She doesn't deserve special treatment.
     
  13. badmire macrumors newbie

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    ha she tweeted

    "got audited @ the self check-out in stop n shop last night. good thing i'm an honest gal! of course, I was paranoid I had forgot to scan one4:33 AM Nov 3rd from web "

    Honesty is not stealing iphones ..
     
  14. arkitect macrumors 603

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    All very nice and informative… but just be careful this thread doesn't turn into some kind of witch hunt.

    Just saying. ;)
     
  15. ViViDboarder macrumors 68040

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    Download the pictures. The iPhone does Geo Tagging. If you upload them to something like Picasa or Flickr you can see the exact GPS location they were taken. :D Then you wouldn't even be bluffing!
     
  16. badmire macrumors newbie

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    I posted only public information...this guy lost his iphone and needs help...so hush
     
  17. B737 macrumors 6502a

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    absolutely brilliant

    good luck OP! :)
     
  18. alphaod macrumors Core

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    You have her work address, email, picture, contact info… Just file a police report for a theft and provide them with the information you already have. Let the police sort it out.

    Any honorable citizen would have returned a lost device if found, so she already got her chance.
     
  19. colmaclean macrumors 68000

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    It's feasible this poor lady has only RECEIVED emails from the perpetrator and she's now subject to a witchhunt!
     
  20. arkitect macrumors 603

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    So hush?

    Wow. You've got some attitude…
     
  21. samcraig macrumors P6

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    The best thing to do would be to remove all the information you just posted about her here unless you want to wind up in a harrassment case.

    Then - contact her while being polite via email stating the facts. Your phone was lost on ____ at (this location). You have filed a report with the police which is being investigated. You recently saw activity on the phone account which indicates she received an email with (attach the pictures) which originated on the phone. State that you would prefer not to turn to the authorities, but if she has the phone or knows who has the phone, you would simply like it returned and no further action need be taken. You could wrap up the email by stating that if you don''t here back by ______ you will have no other choice but to submit the collected information including her name, email, etc to the authorities so they can investigate the issue on their own.

    If she knows something or has the phone - she'll want to return it. And if she doesn't have it - she'll know that the police will be contacting her to at least interview her and probe about it. Either way - it's the most legit and probably best course of action for you.

    Resolve this like an adult.
     
  22. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    No u.

    What? When in Rome, talk like a 2nd grader.

    By far the best advice in this thread. I hope you follow this advice OP.
     
  23. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    This thread is terrible. You guys are just as bad as /b/. No one here knows for sure she's the one with the stolen iPhone, yet you go around calling the police and posting her personal information online.


    This is shameful.
     
  24. Unspoken Demise macrumors 68040

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    Agreed. Although emails are public info, the use of it for public humiliation/ retribution is not warranted.

    Also, funny you know /b/. :p
     
  25. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    I only know about them because of the time they "hacked" the live feed on that Keynote event here on MacRumors. Good times. :p
     
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