Uploaded "selfie" results in arrest

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  1. The Doctor11 macrumors 603

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  2. adamhenry macrumors 65816

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    That's a couple of really intelligent guys there. :rolleyes:
     
  3. harrypham macrumors member

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    If I were them and the iPad did not run iOS 7 or 8, I would turn off wifi and cellular connections ( or simply turn on Airrplane Mode), signed out the Victim's Apple ID, took SIM card out, and restored the iPad :D
     
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    i quess the thing is "not the brightest stars of the sky..."
     
  5. scaredpoet macrumors 604

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    These geniuses also used the stolen iPad to make a Youtube video.



    Stupidly allowing auto-uploads of photos to the victim's iCloud account is one thing. Deliberately making a video with the same gear and posting it yourself is a whole different kind of stupid.
     
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    When they get out of jail can someone tell them to rotate the iPad 90 degree before hitting the record button the next time they do this.
     
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    please make sure they do understand what is "90 degrees" before even suggesting to rotate it...
     
  9. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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    Hahaha.... This is freaking classic! Now I am curious on what the penalty will be!?!?!
     
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    Good point
     
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    Thanks for sharing...this just made my afternoon! :D
     
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    Those 2 crooks are dumber than toads. However, the idiot who left his macbook, ipad, and $5000 in his truck is one dumb bozo, too.
     
  14. Mousse macrumors 68000

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    Stupidity is their crime; it is also their punishment.:p:D
     
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    if they only remembered - HANDS UP DON"T SELFIE
     
  16. yg17 macrumors G5

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    I will not look at the YouTube comments.
    I will not look at the YouTube comments.
    I will not look at the YouTube comments.
    I will not look at the YouTube comments.
    I will not look at the YouTube comments.

    *looks at the YouTube comments*

    WHY DID I LOOK AT THE YOUTUBE COMMENTS???????? ****ing racists.
     
  17. mobilehaathi macrumors G3

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    I don't really understand selfies to begin with, but as a means of documenting criminal activity? I'm at a loss for words...
     
  18. DeepIn2U macrumors 68040

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    why not power off put in DFU mode and restore from existing downloaded iOS ... then again with iOS/iCloud that could've been tracked too due to registered S/N#.

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    Being a brotha and knowing a real hustle without doing crime ... these guys make me feel ashamed and then adding to the rampant hate against blacks in America.

    STUPID ASS FOOLS ... Rule #1 of being a crook "SHUT UP, SHUT UP SHUT UP ... don't show off!" Are there NOT enough thug life movies to teach fools like this, this simple basic rule?

    Glad the victim got his money back, his iPad back and now bar jokes to go along with it.

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    Guys ...I'm pissing myself laughing histerically!

    I think this global picture and video worldwide is punishment enough ... to have their entire hood smack them up and make fun of them for months to come.
     
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    This is why I use the Lookout app on my phone. It will take a front cam picture and tag the location, every time my phone and tablet is turned off, restarted, or put in airplane mode. So even the smarter ones will have a chance of getting caught. Apple should implement that on iOS devices.
     
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    Glad they got caught. I wonder why the victim was leaving thousands of dollars in his vehicle. While not justifying a theft, it is rather stupid in instead.
     
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    It is amazing how dumb some criminals are. Another recent example being the mother who left her baby in a Taxi while she robbed a convenience store.

    Seriously, has this guy not heard of checkbooks or debit cards?
     
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