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Another cat accused of smuggling cell phone into jail

After a Brazilian cat was caught by security guards smuggling a cell phone and charger into a prison, authorities in Northern Russia say they've intercepted a similar feline felon.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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Flying-iPad smuggling operation busted

Criminals fail to see Hollywood-style story to its end, get busted shuttling Apple goodies over a border via zip line.

By Aug. 8, 2011

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Housewives caught smuggling iPads into China

Fourteen housewives, allegedly in possession of 88 iPads, as well as other gadgets, are detained while crossing the border from Hong Kong.

By Dec. 9, 2010

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Schoolchildren used to smuggle iPhones into China, report says

Chinese custom officials have found some 30 cases this year where schoolchildren were used to smuggle electronics into the country, reports the Guangzhou Daily.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Smuggling Internet phone service across borders

Net phone service gets taxed in Panama. So people are just signing up in the U.S. instead.

By Aug. 2, 2004

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Xbox overdose makes home-arrest prisoner beg for jail

A New Zealand man nearing the end of home detention sentence just can't stand another day with his Xbox, so he asks the police to take him to jail.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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'Hobbit' villains suffer vitamin D deficiency, researcher says

The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Apple slapped with lawsuit over mandatory employee bag checks

After allegedly being made to stand in line for "required but uncompensated security checks," former retail store employees sue the iPhone-maker for dozens of hours of unpaid wages.

By Jul. 29, 2013