Airport workers steal $20,000 worth of Apple products

The two Miami airport employees stole about 30 headed aircraft that were bound for Chile.

This Tuesday, June 14, two Chilean employees at Miami airport in the United States were arrested by Miami-Dade police after seeing them on a surveillance camera stealing dozens of devices. Apple. The two men work for Cargo Handling Services, a subcontractor of the Chilean airline LATAM Airlines.

In CCTV footage, investigators saw Alberto Duardo Vera and William Gonzalez Torres working at the cargo facility. They attempted to remove two cargo boxes from a shipping pallet, place them inside a trash can, and conceal them with netting.

Alberto Duardo Vera and William González Torres. Credit: WPLG Local10.

The boxes contained $21,728.35 (€20,687.13) worth of Apple devices, i.e. five MacBook Pros, 30 AirPods and AirPods Pro, 20 iPhones and several charging cables. They were intended for the DB Schenker company located in Santiago de Chile. The two men are now being prosecuted for theft and fraud in an organized gang.

Photo credit: AFP.

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