“Brian Hogan, the then 21yo student who found an iPhone 4 prototype in a Silicon Valley bar back in 2010, is telling the story and answering questions in an ‘Ask me anything’ thread on Reddit,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.

“Hogan found the phone on the bar of the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City after it was accidentally left there by Apple engineer Gray Powell, and arranged to sell it to Gizmodo for $8000 – a sum he says he never received,” Lovejoy reports. “Hogan, and his friend Robert Sage Wallower who helped arrange the sale to Gizmodo, pleaded ‘no contest’ to charges of misappropriation of property and each sentenced to 40 hours community service and a fine of $125. No charges were filed against any Gizmodo staff.”

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