Neowin News Feed for: Robbery Neowin News Feed for: Robbery en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Samsung robbed of $36m in electronics in Brazil heist <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A gang of around twenty men disguised as night-shift workers managed to get away with seven trucks loaded with electronics over the course of three hours putting the losses at around $36m. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:23:19 +0000 New Windows Phone update will introduce anti-theft protection <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft will bring new anti-theft protections to Windows Phone in a future update - including the ability to render the device fully inoperable - as part of an industry-wide initiative. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:36:48 +0000 Bitcoin gift snatched from TV anchor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/194426958Bitcoin-Tag.jpg" alt="" /></div>A television news anchor was robbed of a Bitcoin gift by a Reddit user after he briefly flashed the QR code meant to be given to his co-hosts during a segment on the show featuring Bitcoin. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 24 Dec 2013 12:02:45 +0000 Sacre bleu! Over $1.6 million in items stolen from Paris Apple store <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/13892222042.jpg" alt="" /></div>Four armed robbers stole over $1.6 millions of product from Apple&#039;s store in Paris France on New Year&#039;s Eve and hurt one of Apple&#039;s store employees in the process. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 01 Jan 2013 16:39:51 +0000 Robber drives car into Apple store in North Carolina <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>You may have read earlier this weekend that some pranksters defaced an Apple store in Hamburg, Germany with a Windows logo. Well, someone else decided to do some unplanned changes to another Apple store over... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 05 Jun 2011 17:25:35 +0000 4.2 Million Credit and Debit Card Numbers Stolen <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Data thieves made quite a haul to the tune of 4.2 million credit and debit card numbers several weeks ago when they gained access to the computers of the supermarket chain Hannaford Brothers and Sweetbay.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:20:07 +0000 Bank Robber Uses Own Check in Robbery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A man robbing a bank demanded the money by writing a note on one of his own checks, authorities say. Not surprisingly, he was caught soon afterward. Forest Kelly Bissonnette, 27, apparently tried to cover... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 Sep 2007 12:07:38 +0000 Two 360s taken in Virginia armed robbery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Virginia's Electronic Boutique store was the scene of an armed robbery this morning. The criminal made off with two Xbox 360 systems. The robbery was at gunpoint forcing the store manager to hand consoles over... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 22 Nov 2005 02:44:05 +0000