“A mum who lost her iPhone in a Coventry pub was astonished to get a message from Apple saying it had turned up – in China,” Sam Dimmer reports for The Coventry Telegraph.
“Clare Kerrigan had given up hope of ever finding the missing phone after she lost it in a pub in Coundon during August,” Dimmer reports. “But on Monday she had a message from Apple saying the phone had been traced to a kindergarten in the city of Shenzhen, in the Guangdong region north of Hong Kong.”
“Bizarrely it’s not unusual for stolen phones to be shipped to China or Africa, as it’s almost impossible to reactivate a stolen handset in the UK,” Dimmer reports. “With Apple’s security software making it easier than ever to make a phone worthless some are sent abroad where they can be reactivated.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Leigh Mencarini” for the heads up.]