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How Your Phone Gets Stolen on the Subway [Video]

How Your Phone Gets Stolen on the Subway [Video]

Posted October 27, 2012 at 7:04pm by iClarified
Check out this video posted on YouTube (via Reddit) of a thief stealing a phone on the subway in Hungary.

According to the article in HVG the guy (28 old) was recognized by the police before the video became viral as he is a well known prior offender. He got arrested today at 2 AM local time at his girlfriend's flat.

This serves as a reminder to stay aware of your surroundings when on your iPhone, iPad. Even holding an Apple bag can make you the target of thieves.


Take a look below...

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manzanita
manzanita - October 29, 2012 at 3:24pm
to; King... I'm apple fan and i have a bunch of idevices but dude, u r so wrong...
SaSh72
SaSh72 - October 29, 2012 at 12:46pm
Erm the guy in the video looked kinda Latino
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unklbyl
unklbyl - October 29, 2012 at 7:08am
Perfectly timed, perfectly executed, and perfectly arrested.
questioning person
questioning person - October 29, 2012 at 3:51am
I agree not to flash your fancy iDevices in the public and it's a good reminder but hey - Why was there a person recording that guy in the first place? How odd?!
Hell-O
Hell-O - October 29, 2012 at 2:53am
Youre absolutely right there King, please don't listen to detractors. What you have said is absolutely correct. Oh to the others, there are better things to do than Facebook and Twitter. I have both, but don't do anything much with them. You are correct to say the things about Samsung and Nokia. The moment I received my Apple IPhone 2G, me a Nokia supporter, just stopped. I had the Nokia 6210, E65, N9500, I also had Ericcson T68, T66, T39mc. After my iPhone 2G, ive gotten the iPhone 3GS now with my mum, I have iPhone 4S. There are sooooooo great.
Gary
Gary - February 1, 2014 at 8:49pm
Gary. TV
Mikey Boy
Mikey Boy - October 28, 2012 at 12:36pm
Bold, blatant,and brazen! Be alert downtown, friends!
Copperhead
Copperhead - October 28, 2012 at 7:29am
In some country's the judicial system of that country actually do this as punishment to thieves.
Copperhead
Copperhead - October 28, 2012 at 7:25am
I believe it's against the TOS of iClarified of what you're saying.
Burningreviews
Burningreviews - October 27, 2012 at 10:45pm
Slick move tho
busman001
busman001 - October 27, 2012 at 8:25pm
thanks to this video went viral the robber was caught today. He has been arrested several times and convicted before and hopefully will be this time again.
dopesmile
dopesmile - October 28, 2012 at 12:21pm
read the article at least .. it says that the police caught him before the video went viral
Amriibacchus
Amriibacchus - October 27, 2012 at 8:06pm
He was doped up probably heroin which is why they were probably recording laughing at him falling asleep. He probably stole it for money for more dope
Copperhead
Copperhead - October 27, 2012 at 7:38pm
That really sucks.... I feel so bad for her, but she should know not to take out the phone, because this will happen. Statistics show that the number one thing of the most stolen item are Apple products. It's sad that we can not enjoy our lives anymore. Though in other thoughts, I would bet that this was recorded on an Android Samsung Galaxy S-3.
TSS
TSS - October 27, 2012 at 7:31pm
The person recording is definitely in on it
It's me
It's me - October 27, 2012 at 7:16pm
Huh???who was the one recording the video? His girlfriend??? Crazyyyyy!!!!
Big Nutz
Big Nutz - October 27, 2012 at 7:13pm
Wow!!
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