An engineering student who made 3,000 fraudulent iPhone warranty claims has entered a guilty plea in a US federal court.
Quan Jiang sent Apple non-functioning counterfeit iPhones and received genuine ones in return …
Although Apple rejected just over half of the claims, it sent replacement phones in 1,493 cases, costing the company close to a million dollars.
Bloomberg reports the guilty plea.
Jiang, 30, a former engineering student at a community college in Albany, Oregon, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to trafficking in counterfeit goods, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Portland announced.