In July 2017, Apple reported that there were more than a thousand repaired Apple mobile phones with fake parts for assembly, falsification of part serial numbers, vandalism, etc. posing as a cause of failure due to quality problems during the warranty period. The company suspected it existed Fraud.
After investigation, the police found a criminal gang that uses Apple's after-sales service policy to commit fraud in a mobile phone market located in Tianmu West Road, Shanghai. The group will Apple's mobile phone parts in accordance with Apple's recycling requirements for the assembly, after the completion of these assembly machines sent to Shanghai, Jiangsu and other parts of Apple's authorized maintenance department for trade-in, two weeks after the new phone is removed from Apple Inc. Hanging to the network for sale.
It is understood that these phones are sold at prices lower than Apple's official price, the market demand, each selling a cell phone, they can profit from 700-900 yuan.