The Foxconn employee faces 10 years in prison for stealing 5700 iPhone

Police arrested a senior officer Foxсonn on suspicion of stealing iPhones from their subsequent sale. Senior Manager of the company, which assembles Apple products, can receive up to 10 years in prison.

The former top-Manager of Foxconn in Shenchzhene accused of theft and subsequent sale of 5700 of the iPhone to $1.5 million (about 100 million roubles). The accused Manager has worked in the testing Department at Foxconn. He instructed the eight subordinates to smuggle several thousand devices iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.

Despite the high level of secrecy in the factory sotrudnikam Foxconn managed to do it. As told in the police, brought the smartphones had to be disposed of, as these iPhone created specifically for testing: they were not intended for sale.

Notice the missing components of the security service of Foxconn. The theft was uncovered during the internal audit: the reviewer reported a serious breach to the police.

The employee was charged with breach of trust, he faces up to 10 years in prison, if convicted.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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