Two College Students Allegedly Made $900K Through Fraudulent Apple iPhone Returns

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 4/8/2019 | Mike LaChance
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A pair of Oregon college students from China have been charged in a fraudulent iPhone return scheme that allegedly netted them nearly a million dollars.

The pair of students, Yangyang Zhou and Quon Jiang, are alleged to have sent fake iPhones back to Apple claiming they did not work. When the tech giant sent a new, legitimate replacement phone, the pair would sell them to a broker — usually overseas, according to a federal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Oregon last month. Both students would get a cut of the profit, federal prosecutors allege. All of the sales were done online.

Zhou - Student - Oregon - State - Corvallis

Zhou was a student at Oregon State in Corvallis, Oregon, while Jiang attended Linn Benton...
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