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China Crime Iphone Apple

Housewives On Trial In China For Smuggling In iPhones 150

Posted by timothy
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Quillem writes "Last year, Hong Kong residents were finding it hard to get their hands on the latest Apple iGadget even though supply was plentiful. An investigation revealed that most of the iPhones and iPads that made it into HK were being smuggled sans import duties into mainland China—where the devices were yet to be released—by housewives who were paid around USD 6 per smuggled gadget. Earlier this week, 25 of the suspected smugglers went on trial in Shenzhen city."
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Housewives On Trial In China For Smuggling In iPhones

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  • Eh? (Score:5, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday November 17, 2012 @01:55AM (#42010225)

    How do you smuggle in crap made in your country?

  • Re:Eh? (Score:3, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday November 17, 2012 @02:24AM (#42010319)

    These are Apple phones we're talking about.

    They'd be taking 'em up the ass, just like every other Apple customer.

  • Re:Eh? (Score:3, Funny)

    by drkim (1559875) on Saturday November 17, 2012 @02:26AM (#42010325)

    In their vagina's.

    Perhaps you mean "iGina's® "
    (Be careful, Apple just filed the patent on these: U.S. Pat.# 15198489 "...any indentation, pocket, cave, invagination, hole, inclusion, or concavity, made of any material, or found in any location, on any object, location, person or animal, whether produced by natural process including, but not limited to, erosion, evolution, tectonic movement, and/or by any artificial means, additive or subtractive manufacturing, fabrication, machining...")

  • Re:Eh? (Score:4, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday November 17, 2012 @03:25AM (#42010515)

    The way your dad looked at it, this watch was your birthright. He'd be damned if any slopes gonna put their greasy yellow hands on his boy's birthright, so he hid it, in the one place he knew he could hide something: his ass. Five long years, he wore this iphone up his ass. Then when he died of dysentery, he gave me the iphone. I hid this uncomfortable piece of glass and aluminium up my ass for two years. Then, after seven years, I was sent home to my family. And now, little man, I give the iphone to you.

  • Re:Eh? (Score:4, Funny)

    by JustOK (667959) on Saturday November 17, 2012 @06:22AM (#42011025) Journal

    with rounded corners

Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts down the system for days.