Russian airline crew charged in $50 million Apple device smuggling scheme
A U.S. investigation has concluded that a handful of Aeroflot Airlines employees helped smuggle at least $50 million in stolen goods, including iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch devices.
That’s according to an indictment unsealed in federal court on Tuesday. Following an investigation by the FBI, Customs and Border Protection, and other agencies, 10 current and former Aeroflot Airlines employees are being charged. Aeroflot is Russia’s largest airline.