While Apple can’t seem to get around to releasing the elusive White iPhone 4, a teenager in New York City has made over $100,000 in the last few months selling kits to convert iPhone 4s from black to white. Now he says he’s being accused by an investigator of selling stolen property.
The 17-year-old, who has been saving the money he’s made for college in the fall, tells The Observer:
I got an email from a private investigator accusing me of selling stolen goods, which I’m 100 percent sure is not the case. They are some kind of anti-counterfeit/trademark firm, which sounds ridiculous, similar to what Apple is bringing up to remove White iPhone 4 Listings on eBay. I don’t know how this legal stuff works…
There are a couple of other sellers online and somehow I’m the ‘focus’ of it all. I think this guy is just trying to scare me into stop selling on behalf of Apple.
The teen says he’s going to be finding a lawyer soon but has no plan to take down his site, whiteiphone4now.com
Meanwhile, Apple’s most recent statement regarding the elusive white iPhone 4 is that will be available sometime in the spring of 2011.