Stolen phones in South Africa traced to Nigeria

Stolen phones in South Africa traced to Nigeria

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:12 am

South Africa’s City Press said Nigeria has emerged as the destination for many of the electronic devices stolen during the recent spate of mall robberies across the country.

“The service providers have confirmed that the majority of the items are activated in Nigeria,” Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale said.

“The recipients use courier services to send the items to Nigeria.”

Gauteng and the Western Cape have been hardest hit by a succession of armed robberies taking place at malls over the last few months.

In almost all the cases, the robbers’ loot has consisted of electronic devices, especially cellphones.

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