(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Thieves scouring JFK International Airport recently got their hands on something rather large: $1.5 million worth of iPad minis.
According to a report from the New York Post, the incident occurred at one of the airport’s cargo buildings as the robbers moved to use a JFK International forklift to help load a white CEVA tractor trailer with two stolen pallets.
Authorities, meanwhile, are suspecting the robbery may have been an inside job. The Post’s report went on to note officials were administering polygraph tests to airport workers.
3,600 iPads were missing and had just arrived from China for probable sale in US retail locations.
Coincidentally, a previous incident at JFK in 1978 saw thieves stealing $5 million from the same cargo building, the New York Post noted.
Apple debuted the iPad mini last month. Tech specs for the device include 16, 32 and 64GB options, a 7.9 inch display, a Dual-core A5 processor and more.