iPod popular among muggers on subways

Posted on Thursday, Apr 28 2005 @ 18:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Crime in New York City's subway has dropped 18 percent compared to the same period in 2004 while its ridership has increased.

Electronic devices such as cell phones and iPods are among the most stolen subjects according to Transit chief Michael Scagnelli.

He said that this year already more than 50 iPods have been reported stolen on the subways. Most victims are students and the criminals are also youths.

Source: WashingtonTimes


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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