For two years by sending fake iPhones Apple demanded new ones came out for the smuggler. From January 2016 to February 2018 , Quan Jiang made the decision for sending nearly 3,000 fake iPhone models to Apple. Jiang, who tricked Apple into making a fake iPhone scam, will go to jail.
Imported fake iPhone models from Hong Kong , Jiang sent to Apple on the grounds that Apple does not open, Apple wanted to replace the phones under warranty. Apple believes that the phone is under warranty Jiang sent 1.493 fake iPhone, was accepted by Apple . Apple took the phones in this scope and sent the original iPhones to Jiang. Apple's loss of $ 1.2 million at the end of the event became clear. Jiang was sentenced to 3 years and 1 month. In addition, Apple was decided to pay 200 thousand dollars back.
Jiang 's lawyer claimed that he did not understand that the iPhones he had bought were fake. Jiang said he was tricked in his defense.
The man sentenced to three years in prison in the United States will be sent back to China after the deadline.
Assistant lawyer Ryan Bound, who made a statement about the case , underlined that similar fraud methods have been used before. Bound, such fraud may damage the guarantee policies of large companies such as Apple, he noted.