$6.6 Million Worth of Apple Products Stolen on M1 Highway in the UK

Almost seven million dollars worth of Apple products have been dramatically stolen from a truck in the UK, Northamptonshire Police reports.

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A truck driver and security guard were transporting a large number of Apple devices in cargo before being accosted by thieves. The incident took place at around 8pm on Tuesday, November 10, on a slip road off the M1 highway, where the driver and security guard were targeted and tied up.

In what appears to be a carefully planned heist, the truck was driven to Crick in Northamptonshire, where the thieves transferred the trailer to an awaiting truck, and left the original truck driver and security guard behind.

The truck was later found in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, where it is believed the thieves transferred a total of 48 pallets of Apple products onto a third vehicle and escaped.

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for witnesses and individuals who have been offered Apple products for sale in unusual circumstances or for suspiciously low prices.

Top Rated Comments

DuforneeS Avatar
16 months ago
M1's stolen on the M1... who has a better script?
Score: 77 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lounge vibes 05 Avatar
16 months ago
I knew there was a catch to M1...
Score: 62 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dragoon2745 Avatar
16 months ago
That is some Fast and the Furious stuff right there
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Drew Johnston Avatar
16 months ago
Stupid thieves if you ask me, They don't think there is a manifest with every device Serial # of every device in that shipment. Those will be flagged the second they are to be activated. LOL
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Neepman Avatar
16 months ago
6.6 mil? so thats like 6 fully kitted out Mac Pro's right?
Score: 34 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Chuzwuzzin Avatar
16 months ago
So that's where the naming convention comes from.
OSes - Big Cats, Places in California
CPUs - British Motorways
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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