Chinese police in Shanghai have arrested five people to make and selling fake versions of Apple Inc’s apple iphone, a nearby newspaper reported on Thursday.
Police stated individuals arrested were a part of a structured gang that bought components for that phones from Guangdong in southern China and put together them in leased flats in Shanghai, the Shanghai Daily stated.
About 200 fake apple iphones put together throughout the attack.
The price to create one fake apple iphone, which used some genuine parts, was around 2,000 yuan ($313). It had been offered on unauthorized marketplaces and on the web for approximately 4,000 yuan, merely a couple of hundred yuan less than the actual apple iphone, the newspaper stated.
The fake apple iphones had exactly the same functions because the genuine ones but were built with a shorter battery existence, it cited law enforcement as saying.
“It is hard for clients to tell apart the fake ones in the genuine ones,” a police officer was cited as saying. Read more »