NYPD Launches ?Anti-Apple Picking Campaign? To Protect iPhone Owners From Thefts
As the iPhone 5 went on sale last Friday, the impressive number of stolen Apple products in New York City should continue to grow. So far this year, the NYPD statistics state that 11,447 devices were reported as stolen to the police department ? an increase of 40 percent year over year, representing 3,280 additional thefts. It has launched an initiative called the "Anti-Apple Picking Campaign" in order to turn the tide.