VIDEO: Detectives Smash Alleged International Cell Phone Theft Ring

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As a UPS truck driver delivered boxes of new cell phones to a T-Mobile store in Vacaville, California this year, the unexpected happened.

An SUV pulled up and two men jumped out, ran over to the driver, and grabbed the boxes of new phones, shoving them into their car before pulling away. Little did they know, undercover agents for the Fremont Police Department were filming the whole ordeal.

Using evidence like the video filmed in Vacaville, and surveillance video of undercover purchases, police brought down an alleged crime ring that trafficked in stolen cell phones at three locations in the Bay Area and El Cajon. The lengthy investigation ended in late October with the arrest of four suspects, including an… NBC7 News

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