'Counterfeit iPhone' conman Paul Chan targeted stores in £124,000 fiddle
Technology firm Apple lost more than £124,000 after a conman was able to swap counterfeit iPhones for genuine replacements.
The Stormfront store in the Kingsgate centre in Huddersfield was among the shops targeted by Paul Mumloong Chan.
During a six-month spree Chan obtained 283 phones, Leeds Crown Court heard.
Nick Adlington, prosecuting, said Apple had offered to replace phones if they were found to have a fault.
Chan would take the counterfeit phones in which could not be powered up so the fault could not be checked on the premises.
They would have to be sent away for examination and in... read more
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