Following up its report earlier in the week of the massive $1.5 million iPad heist at New York’s JFK airport, the New York Post is now reporting that a JFK worker has been nabbed for involvement the crime. This heist interestingly took place in the same cargo hold as the 1978 Lufthansa heist in the movie “GoodFellas”.
The man accused, Renel Rene Richardson, was said to have made “suspicious inquiries to co-workers about the gadget shipment and where forklifts might be found, according to court papers.”
Richardson, who works at the Cargo Air Services building where the heist occurred, acted as a lookout and had two accomplices load pallets of iPads onto a truck and drive away. It appears Richardson is cooperating with authorities, as he helped them search for the iPads, although it is not known whether the devices have been recovered.