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Dumbest crooks of the year? Smartphone muggers accidentally put selfies on victim’s account

Dumbest crooks of the year? Smartphone muggers accidentally put selfies on victim’s account
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Whether you can consider stealing smartphones a type of cybercrime is just a formality. It is clear that two muggers who stole some smartphones, among other things, likely were not bright enough to pull off any more sophisticated digital caper.

These foolish "old school" street crooks took several gun-toting selfies with one of their victim's phones. Unfortunately for them, the phone was set to immediately upload to her cloud account. Nice work, Darious Anderson (the name of one of the two suspects).

The crime was first reported by three women, one 20 and the others 19, who said they were approached on the street at 4 a.m. by two armed men who demanded their possessions. One man in dreadlocks, believed to be Anderson, allegedly told the young women, "This is real, give me everything you got!"

The women did as instructed, handing over their purses and phones. They ran away, unharmed, and quickly sought out police.

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