Samsung makes popular devices. How popular? So popular that people will do anything to get them, including hijack an entire truck.
On April 1st in India a group of robbers hijacked a truck that they believed to be full of Samsung Galaxy S6 devices. The truck contents were valued at over $4 million. The robbers disabled the GPS unit in the truck to get away without being tracked. It would have been a perfect plan except for one thing: the truck was not full of Samsung Galaxy S6’s.
The truck was indeed carrying $4 million worth of Samsung devices, but these devices were motherboards and integrated circuits for smartphones. They could have used the loot to build their own Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, but that’s it. The India Express reports that the four robbers, who have since been detained, did expect the truck to be full of phones. Oops.
So, kids, if you’re looking to hijack a truck you might want to make sure it’s carrying the right stuff. It would also be a good idea to not hijack a truck to begin with.