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Fact or Fiction: People buying fake phones to give to thieves?

Posted at 1:48 PM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 16:48:06-04

(KGTV) - Are people in Mexico City really buying fake cell phones to turn over to thieves?


Armed robberies have become so common on buses in Mexico City that people are buying fake iPhones to turn over to crooks.

The dummy phones cost between $15 to $25 and have a startup screen and a piece of metal inside that give them the heft of a real phone.