The Metropolitan Police's eCrime unit has charged 12 people with fraud and money laundering offences connected to iTunes. The 12 have been charged with various offences after an investigation carried out with help from the FBI. The alleged fraud involved the use of a US firm to upload tracks to iTunes and Amazon, and the use of …
Dates of birth, to make our home sleuthing easier? http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/18/police_online_images_warning/
There must be some mistake
The story infers that something is malfunctioning in Job's World of Apple.
Don't believe me? Ask anyone carrying a Lemon 4 - they swear by them.
loads a money?
Quite a lot of people to split the loot amongst - crime doesn't pay very much?
Sounds like money laundering
Curious about the Date of birth information
Is that usually released by the Police?
Surely it makes it all the easier to carry out ID fraud on these people, who at the moment are still innocent.
Re : David Hell
"Surely it makes it all the easier to carry out ID fraud on these people, who at the moment are still innocent."
But they CAN'T be innocent or the police wouldn't have charged them, there's no fire without smoking you know.
I'm afraid that, under current legislation, they are innocent unless proven guilty. Fact.