Former Foxconn manager steals thousands of iPhones worth about $1.56 million

It is really a shocking news for Apple that a few years ago a former Foxconn manager stole approximately 5,700 units of Apple iPhones using eight employees to pilferage iPhones from the Foxconn’s Shenzhen-based factory, according to AsiaOne’s recent report.


Well, the report stated that New Taipei district prosecutor’s office says, the perpetrator’s name has been identified as Tsai which is the family given name, however, the claim urged against him that during 2013 to 2014 when Tsai was on the responsibility of being a manager in the company (Foxconn) he picked eight employees to assist him in this perpetration and finally through them he managed to steal approximately 5,700 testing units of the handsets iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s from Foxconn’s Shenzhen-based factory in China.

Foxconn is known as the world’s biggest contract gadgets creator and collects items for universal brands, for example, Apple and Sony. The company utilizes around one million personnel at its manufacturing plants all over China.


Furthermore, it is estimated that altogether the units of 5,700 iPhone’s value would be around $1.56 million, undoubtedly, it is a huge amount, isn’t it?

However, it is the reality that anyhow the truth always sprouts though if it is late and the perpetrator must be punished, doesn’t matter whoever he or she is. The consequence is that Tsai was accused of breaking of trust in the company and therefore, the law prosecutors sentenced him to 10-years imprisonment in jail.