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Fake iPhones sold

13 Jun 2019 6:49pm

Police are investigating after two people were duped into buying fake iPhones over the internet.

Two victims have reported purchasing brand new Apple iPhone XS Maxs through an online marketplace only to discover they are not genuine.

When the victims tried to turn on the phone, they couldn't connect to the Apple store or Apple trust settings.

These are convincing fakes, being sold with the usual attachments in an Apple box.  The victims paid cash and met up with the seller in person.

Police wish to warn anyone considering making a similar purchase.  These items don't come with any warranty or guarantee.  If you are going to pay hundreds or even a thousand dollars for a mobile phone, purchase it from an authorised seller.