Selfies on stolen iPad help crime victim, cops ID thieves (Video)

Selfies on stolen iPad help crime victim, cops ID thieves (Video)

If you got it, flaunt it — even if you stole it.

Meet Dorian, of “the money team.” He and his brother admit in a YouTube video to having come into a cash windfall as a result of “a good night’s hustle.” That would imply that they are confidence men, which in of itself is nothing to brag about. In point of fact, however, the two are nothing more than common thieves who broke into a truck last Thursday and helped themselves to $5,000 in cash, a MacBook Pro laptop computer, and an iPad.

And they’re stupid thieves, at that.

As Houston ABC affiliate station KTRK reports, last Friday Randy Schaefer, the owner of the truck and the stolen items, checked his iCloud photo stream. There he found 17 selfies taken by the two geniuses, showing them grinning and holding stacks of $100 bills. As if that weren’t enough for police to go on, the brothers uploaded a YouTube video of themselves in which they boast of their “big score.”

The two are now at large, but police have ample images, voice samples, and even first names to help them track down the two losers.

But Schaefer isn’t sitting back twiddling his thumbs. As TheBlaze notes, he intends to use technology to help recover what was taken from him. He posted the images on Reddit and enlisted the help of fellow Reddit users.

One commenter wrote:

Once I heard him say Dorian I knew where I recognized the guy from. Went to high school with this idiot.

Other Reddit users posted social media snapshots detailing the unfolding events and connected Schaefer with the thieves’ Facebook accounts:

Facebook posts

Another Reddit asked rhetorically “How dumb can you be to flaunt all the s**t you stole?” To which one might reply, “That depends. What are the choices?”

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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