Apple’s Discover my iPhone fingers a telephone finagler

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Over 100 attendees of the Coachella music pageant in Southern California this weekend had been separated from their cell units by a pickpocket working the crowds. Luckily, Apple’s Discover My iPhone characteristic saved the day by serving to find the pilfered telephones, allegedly nabbed by Reinaldo De Jesus Henao of New York.

Reinaldo De Jesus Henao (left) is accused of stealing over 100 telephones (proper)

In accordance with a report by the LA Occasions, greater than 100 iPhone and Android customers on the music pageant had been victimized by a single pickpocket.

A few of those that’d found they’d been robbed started monitoring their misplaced units utilizing Discover My iPhone, an iCloud service designed to find lacking iPhones.

“Some folks contained in the venue seen that their telephones had been lacking, in order that they used the app, you understand, Discover My iPhone, or nevertheless they had been monitoring it,” famous Indio Police Division public info officer Sergeant Dan Marshall.

Astute iPhone customers ended up saving the day, not only for their fellow iOS customers but in addition the Android victims on the occasion.

The report acknowledged that “tech-savvy festivalgoers adopted the suspect round till he was detained by pageant safety staff.”

Marshall reported that “sufficient folks pinpointed it to this individual, they notified safety, they appeared round, they noticed an individual with a backpack, they detained him after which they referred to as us. Once we received there, we found these hundred-plus cellphones in his backpack.”

Police arrested 36 yr previous Reinaldo De Jesus Henao of New York, who was charged with possession of stolen property and grand theft.

As Los Angles resident Todd M. identified, Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, after having been bitten by Apple.



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