“An airport worker has been accused of being the less-than-master-mind behind the theft of $1.9 million in iPad minis from JFK Airport, court papers revealed yesterday,” Hilip Messing, Mitchel Maddux and Josh Saul report for The New York Post.

“Federal agents were able to nab Renel Rene Richardson because he allegedly made suspicious inquiries to co-workers about the gadget shipment and where forklifts might be found, according to court papers,” Messing, Maddux and Saul report. “The iPads were stolen Monday using an airport forklift.”

Messing, Maddux and Saul report, “After the FBI arrested him, Richardson accompanied the Port Authority detectives on Wednesday night as they searched Long Island for the truck, law-enforcement sources said. It is unclear whether the iPads have been recovered.”

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MacDailyNews Take: That didn’t take long!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

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