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Unhappy 1 million worth of 360s stolen - November 25, 2006, 02:02 AM

Two lorry loads of consoles hijacked as thieves stock up for Christmas.

By Emma Boyes, GameSpot UK Posted Nov 24, 2006 1:47 pm PT

Two consignments of Xbox 360s has been stolen in the UK this week, reports regional newspaper, the Express and Star.
The first occurred after a lorry was flagged down travelling south on the A38 at Hillards Cross. The driver, who thought he was being waved down to inform him of a problem with his vehicle, pulled over. The men then threatened him and dragged him out of the cab, they then made off with the lorry and 750,000 (approx $1.5 million) worth of consoles. The driver suffered minor injuries, and the lorry was later found--empty--further down the A38.
The second theft occurred in the Hellmann Worldwide Logistics depot on the morning of November 23, when a trailer containing 250,000 ($483,000) worth of Microsoft's next-gen consoles was taken.
Staffordshire police spokesman Peter Stevens said, "We are appealing for information from anyone offered [the consoles] in suspicious circumstances, such as in a pub, at a car boot sale, or off the back of a lorry, to help us track down those responsible."


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November 25, 2006, 02:39 AM

You would think it might be impossible to use these. Don't they all have serials? I mean, they won't be able to go online?


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They are going to make some bank on EBAY
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