UPS drivers being attacked for iPhone 6

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by JoshS, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. JoshS, Sep 19, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2014

    JoshS macrumors member

    Sep 22, 2012
    UPS just delivered my phone. He asked if it was an iPhone I was getting and I confirmed.

    He then told me that they were being warned that some UPS drivers in NYC were being jumped and robbed for the iPhones.

    This is nuts! What's next? UPS is going to need armed escorts on launch days?

    BTW, anyone else get a HUGE outer box with the 6 Plus in it? I was expecting the normal box that's just slightly bigger than the retail box.
  2. scottw324 macrumors 6502

    Mar 5, 2012
    Yes, huge outer box for a small white box inside. thought that was strange as well. Must be going incognito.
  3. ozshadow macrumors regular

    Oct 29, 2011
    From the pic my wife sent me, my regular 6 brown box looked to be just a little bigger than the standard UPS shipping label, which I guess is 4x6. The box maybe 5x7 or thereabout.
  4. HiRez macrumors 603


    Jan 6, 2004
    Western US
    I thought you were gonna say they were being attacked by customers impatiently awaiting their orders.
  5. Newtons Apple macrumors Core

    Newtons Apple

    Mar 12, 2014
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Happens every year. That is why they do not leave it at the door as people follow the UPS driver to steal phones left out.

    It is New York.
  6. 28Gauge macrumors 6502


    Sep 4, 2011
    As for FedEx, the tractor trailer trucks hauling nothing but iPhones, DO have armed escorts.

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