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    Thieves Steal $1.9M Worth of Microsoft Xbox 360 Consoles

    The police are searching for at least three thieves responsible for stealing thousands of Xbox 360 game consoles

    Around $1.9M USD worth of Microsoft Xbox 360 game consoles have been stolen from a U.K. depot center located in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. An initial shipment of consoles worth $1.4M USD was stolen from a depot center. Police later revealed that there was another theft on Thursday morning after two vehicles flagged down a truck that was carrying around $500,000 worth of Xbox consoles.

    According to U.K. police, At least three men, believed to be driving a Range Rover and Rover Saloon, were involved with the truck jacking. Police have successfully recovered the stolen truck. An investigation is underway to see if the two thefts are related.

    Police believe the consoles are being stolen so that they can be sold on the black market for the Christmas holiday shopping season. The Xbox 360 retails from $386 to $579 in the UK and is a top choice for consumers, according to The Times of London.

    The police have made statements to the public warning them that anyone purchasing stolen consoles could find that their warranty is no longer valid. Also, the Staffordshire police department put out the following statement to viewers in the UK: "We are appealing for information from anyone who is offered games in suspicious circumstances, such as in a pub, at a car boot sale or off the back of a lorry."

    Approximately 4,000 consoles were stolen in the heist by rough estimates.

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    someone had to save the customers from their fate

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    I hope I can be part of a heist someday.

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    I hope you get caught.
    it was actually me who killed vasilli zaitsev, heinz thorwald, carlos hatchcock, and simo hayha

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    I have to say thats some remarkably lax security to steal 4000 Consoles.

    Seriously, people are so stupid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blingbling
    I hope you get caught.
    Well don't jynx it, sh!t.

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    Smooth criminals...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zytek_Fan
    "We are appealing for information from anyone who is offered games in suspicious circumstances, such as in a pub, at a car boot sale or off the back of a lorry."
    Hehe, British people talk funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zytek_Fan

    According to U.K. police, At least three men, believed to be driving a Range Rover and Rover Saloon, were involved with the truck jacking. Police have successfully recovered the stolen truck. An investigation is underway to see if the two thefts are related.
    damn Rovers. I'm surprised they didn't break down and explode.
    Probably PS3 fanboys who want Microsoft to lose the console wars.
    I'm dropping out to create a company that starts with motorcycles, then cars, and forty years later signs a legendary Brazilian driver who has a public and expensive feud with his French teammate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobPorsche
    I hope I can be part of a heist someday.
    Can I join? It's my dream to be in a heist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by my porsche
    Can I join? It's my dream to be in a heist.
    What will you steal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Canuck
    What will you steal?
    My anal virginity.


    God.. I'm a sick man.
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    The sick part is your likely to enjoy it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IBrake4Rainbows
    The sick part is your likely to enjoy it.
    C'mon now. That was implied.
    Rockefella says:
    pat's sister is hawt
    David Fiset says:
    so is mine
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    hehe, out of those 4000 consoles Im tipping there will be 3998 waranty claims....
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