2 who sold early iPhone 4 get probation

San Francisco Chronicle - Henry K. Lee - 13 Oct, 2011
Two men have been placed on probation for selling an iPhone 4 prototype left behind in a Redwood City bar to a blog site, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Brian Hogan, 22, of Redwood City and Sage Wallower, 28, of Emeryville each pleaded no contest Monday ...

iPhone 4 prototype duo get a year's probation

Register - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men who sold an iPhone prototype left in a Silicon Valley bar have escaped jail and will instead serve one year's probation, 40 hours of community service and pay $250 in restitution to Apple. Sage Wallower and Brian Hogan, both in their 20s, ...

Lost iPhone saga comes to an end

BBC News - 13 Oct, 2011
Two men who sold a lost iPhone 4 prototype to technology blog Gizmodo have been sentenced to one year of probation, avoiding jail time. Brian John Hogan, 22, and Sage Robert Wallower, 28, were fined $250 (£159) - but allowed to keep the $4750 (£3014) ...

iPhone 4 Prototype Sellers Get Probation

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - 13 Oct, 2011
The men involved in selling an Apple iPhone 4 prototype to tech blog Gizmodo last year will avoid jail time. According to court documents, Brian John Hogan, 22, and Sage Robert Wallower, 28, agreed to a plea deal under which they ...

How Gizmodo escaped indictment in iPhone prototype deal

CNET (blog) - Greg Sandoval, Declan McCullagh - 13 Oct, 2011
The great iPhone prototype caper of 2010 has finally ended, with the two men accused of shopping the device to gadget blogs sentenced to probation yesterday. Last year's investigation began with a raid on Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's Fremont, Calif., ...

Two men sentenced in iPhone prototype theft

GMANews.TV - 13 Oct, 2011
Two men linked to the theft of a prototype Apple iPhone 4 in 2010 were sentenced to one year of probation after pleading no-contest to a charge of theft of lost property. San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Brian Hogan and Sage ...

Bay Area men get probation for selling wayward iPhone 4 prototype

San Jose Mercury News - Joshua Melvin - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Two Bay Area men who sold a wayward iPhone 4 prototype to a tech blog hungry for Apple news pleaded no contest Tuesday to misdemeanor charges and were sentenced to one year of probation, attorneys said. Sage Wallower, 28, and Brian ...

Duo Who Sold Lost iPhone 4 Prototype Sentenced to Probation

Wired News (blog) - Kim Zetter - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Two young men involved in the sale of an iPhone 4 prototype found in a Silicon Valley bar last year pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of theft Tuesday, putting an end to the drawn-out drama. The two have each been sentenced to one ...

Sellers of Lost iPhone 4 Prototype Get Probation

Wall Street Journal - Ian Sherr - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Brian John Hogan, 22 years old, and Sage Robert Wallower, 28, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to misdemeanor theft of lost property for selling an Apple Inc. iPhone prototype for $5000 to a technology blog in 2010. The pair was sentenced to ...

Lost iPhone 4 Prototype Finders Sentenced to Probation

Mac Rumors - Eric Slivka - 13 Oct, 2011
Late yesterday, CNET reported that Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower, the two men involved in finding a lost iPhone 4 prototype in a Redwood City, California bar last year and selling it to Gizmodo, have pleaded no contest to the theft charges that had ...

IPhone 4 theft suspects plead no contest, get wrists slapped

tuaw.com - Chris Rawson - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men accused of taking a prototype iPhone 4 from a bar and shopping it around to various tech blogs instead of doing the decent thing and returning the phone to its owner -- which is theft no matter how ...

Gizmodo editors escape indictment but called "juvenile" in iPhone 4 prototype case

Apple Insider - Mikey Campbell - 13 Oct, 2011
There was not enough evidence to indict Gizmodo editors in last year's iPhone 4 prototype debacle, though actions and correspondence by the site's editors were called "juvenile" by the court case's prosecuting district attorney. ...

iPhone Prototype Sellers Ordered To Pay Apple $250

ITProPortal - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men who found and sold a lost iPhone 4 prototype in 2010 have been found guilty of the misdemeanor "theft of lost property". They made quite a profit, as they sold the prototype to technology website Gizmodo for $5000, immediately after they ...

How Gizmodo escaped iPhone indictment

ZDNet Australia - 13 Oct, 2011
The great iPhone prototype caper of 2010 has finally ended, with the two men accused of shopping the device to gadget blogs sentenced to probation earlier this week. Gizmodo editor Jason Chen holding the prototype iPhone that the gadget blog acquired ...

iPhone 4 sellers settle for probation, community service and a fine

VentureBeat - Jolie O'Dell - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men who found and sold a prototype iPhone 4 to a tech blog last year have reached a plea bargain with prosecutors today. Brian John Hogan, 22, and Sage Robert Wallower, 28, will pay Apple an earth-shaking $250 each. Each man will also serve 40 ...

No Jail for Nabbing IPhone 4 Before Launch

Courthouse News Service - 13 Oct, 2011
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - A county judge imposed a sentence of probation on the two bar patrons who found an iPhone 4 prototype last year and sold it to technology bloggers. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Brian Hogan, 22, and Sage Wallower, 28, ...

iPhone 4 prototype sellers to keep money

iT News - Liam Tung - 13 Oct, 2011
The pair who found and then sold Apple's iPhone 4 prototype have been ordered to pay $250 in restitution to Apple but were allowed to keep the $5000 they made on its sale. Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower ...

Apple Receives $500 in Damages from Two Men Accused of Stealing iPhone 4 Prototype

ITProPortal - Erica Thinesen - 13 Oct, 2011
In 2010, two man were charged in what could be termed as a rather strange incident when an iPhone 4 prototype, considered a “priceless” smartphone, was lost. Recently, both men have been sentenced to a year of probation, 40 hours of public service and ...

San Mateo DA: iPhone 4 Gizmodo editors acted like teenagers

The Loop - Peter Cohen - 13 Oct, 2011
“It was obvious that they were angry with the company about not being invited to some press conference or some big Apple event. We expected to see a certain amount of professionalism"this is like 15-year-old children talking,” [San Mateo County ...

iPhone 5 Release Date: iPhone 4 Prototype Sellers Avoid Jail

Christian Post - Elton Jones, Christian Post - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men responsible for selling an unfinished model of the "iPhone 4" have avoided jail time, but will now serve two years of probation and 40 hours of community service for their crime. ...

Judgement handed out to the two guys who found (and sold) Apple's iPhone 4 ...

Macgasm - Eugene Huo - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men who allegedly found Apple's iPhone 4 prototype last year have pleaded no-contest, and have received a relatively modest sentence: one year probation, 40 hours community service, ...

Men involved in stolen iPhone 4 pr...

Neowin - 13 Oct, 2011
Brian Hogan and Robert Sage Wallower, the two men that were charged with stealing a prototype of Apple's iPhone 4 in March 2010, have now been sentenced after the two men both pleaded no contest this week to one misdemeanor count of theft of lost ...

Two men found guilty of Apple iPhone 4 prototype theft

V3.co.uk (blog) - 13 Oct, 2011
Two men who were alleged to have sold a lost prototype of the Apple iPhone 4 to blog site Gizmodo last year have been found guilty of misdemeanour theft. Brian John Hogon, 22, and Sage Robert Wallower, 28, have been sentenced to one year's probation ...

iPhone 4 Prototype Theft Earns Suspects Probation

The Mac Observer - 13 Oct, 2011
Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower, the two men accused of stealing an iPhone 4 prototype from a bar and then selling it to Gizmodo last year, have been sentenced to a year of probation along with US$500 restitution. The two will have to pay $250 each to ...

The saga of the leaked iPhone 4 prototype comes to an anticlimactic end

Engadget - Terrence O'Brien - 13 Oct, 2011
By Terrence O'Brien posted Oct 12th 2011 9:45AM It's been a long, weird and winding road, but it appears that the saga surrounding the leaked iPhone 4 prototype that got Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's home raided is finally over. ...

Finders of iPhone prototype sentenced

TG Daily - Kate Taylor - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men accused of selling a lost iPhone 4 prototype to Gizmodo last year have given up the fight and changed their pleas from 'not guilty' to 'no contest'. They now face a year's probation, 40 hours of community service and a fine of $250 each to ...

Probation for iPhone 4 theft suspects plus $500 Apple damages

SlashGear - 13 Oct, 2011
The two men involved in the lost iPhone 4 prototype saga from 2010 have been sentenced to a year of probation each, 40 hours of public service and to each pay Apple $250 for their part in the missing “priceless” smartphone. ...

iPhone 4 Prototype Suspects Plead No Contest

Geeky gadgets - Roland Hutchinson - 13 Oct, 2011
It looks liker the case against the two individual who allegedly found the original iPhone 4 prototype last year, and then sold it to Gizmodo is coming to an end, as the to individual have pleaded 'No Contest' in the case against them. ...

Brian Hogan, accomplice get probation for iPhone 4 prototype caper

TECH.BLORGE.com - Ronald O Carlson - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Well over a year after they committed the theft and profited from the sale of a pilfered iPhone 4 prototype, the pair have received what can only be described as light punishment. However, with convictions secured, will Apple now ...

Lost iPhone 4 saga ends

Ubergizmo - Edwin Kee - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
I guess it is fitting that at long last, we have closure of the lost iPhone 4 saga from more than a year ago. Jason Chen, editor at Gizmodo when everything happened, is said to be immune from prosecution thanks to journalism protection laws. ...

 

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