Customer Knows Her Stolen iPhone Is Being Sent To Apple, But Apple Says They Can't Return It

Customer Knows Her Stolen iPhone Is Being Sent To Apple, But Apple Says They Can't Return It

Alisa was robbed on the subway a couple of weeks ago, and now someone else has contacted Apple about replacing the phone due to a software malfunction. Alisa found out about this because her email account is still associated with it, but neither she nor the police can persuade Apple to return the phone to her once the other party sends it in for replacement. [More]

How Difficult Is It To Reactivate A Stolen iPhone? Not Very

How Difficult Is It To Reactivate A Stolen iPhone? Not Very

Picture this: The phones rings, and you check the caller ID and see your girlfriend’s number. With great anticipation you answer the call, but then a gruff masculine “Hello” bellows from the ear piece. What the…? It sounds awkward but that’s what happened to James. His girlfriend’s iPhone was stolen a few weeks ago and the theft was reported to AT&T who had the phone deactivated. However, the new owner of the stolen iPhone had it reactivated and assumed the phone number of James’ girlfriend, thus deactivating James’ girlfriend’s replacement phone. How could this happen? James’ letter, inside…