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Bill de Blasio speaks as NY AG Eric Schneiderman looks on at press conference about reducing smartphone thefts, Oct. 21, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bill De Blasio Joins Fight Against ‘Apple Picking’ Smartphone Thefts

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the smartphone manufacturers must take swifter action against what he’s called an “epidemic” of thefts.

10/21/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman, San Francisco DA Announce Plan To Fight Smartphone Thefts

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.

06/13/2013

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Schneiderman To Host ‘Smartphone Summit’ To Combat Rise In Thefts

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.

06/05/2013