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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

iPhone most stolen mobile devices, women top victims

Half stolen mobile devices in the United Kingdom are iPhones, reports TechWorld, making it easy to resell afterwards, while women top the victims list.

According to the report, bad elements in the Britain’s capital city have been reported to have stolen 157 mobile devices on daily basis.

London’s Metropolitan Police stunned newsmen when it released the latest statistics, indicating that an astonishing 79 of which are iPhones, new statistics from

The report also added that in the six months to September 2012, a total of 56,680 mobiles were stolen from users in the city, 28,800 of which were desirable and easy-to-resell iPhones.

By the end of December, 2012, the latest month for which figures were recently released, crimes involving mobile device theft reached 9,751 for the month, mostly from young professionals between the ages of 20 and 30, with women the most likely to be targeted by thieves.

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