What has driven an 18 percent rise in grand larceny this year on the New York City subway?

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by / April 21, 2011
Photo by Michael R. Blevins/Flickr Photo by Michael R. Blevins/Flickr

Answer: Smartphones. The jump is largely driven by rising theft of devices like the iPhone 4, said Raymond Diaz, chief of the New York City Police Department’s transit bureau.

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Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen is the former editor of FutureStructure.

 

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