Two men who engineered a massive gift card scam against Apple have been sentenced to federal prison for a $1.5 million Apple gift card scheme that included the theft of several Apple store point-of-sale systems in order to load credits onto gift cards that they then used to purchase Apple products.
Syed Ali, 29, and Jason Tout-Puissant, 27, 2019 each pled guilty to wire fraud. Ali will serve 37 months in federal prison, and Tout-Puissant, 60 months. The men also must pay $1.26 million to Apple in restitution for their crimes.
Tout-Puissant told the court that he stole Apple PoS systems from an Apple store in Southlake, Tex., and from outside the building logged into the store’s Wi-Fi network to issue gift cards with fake credits. Using Apple’s Passbook application, Read more:https://bit.ly/3xlT8EH