Prosecutors have just brought
Here's how the scheme worked: Between March 2006 and October 2007, Woodhams guessed
However, because Apple's return policy requires that defective units be returned within a certain period, Woodhams came up with a scheme to use prepaid VISA gift cards and a UPS store mailbox to get around that pesky detail. That way, instead of having Apple charge him for the replacement iPods, these VISA cards would reject that charge.
It's a clever enough ploy--if only he'd used his powers for good. Maybe Apple should hire him and help show him the error of his ways.
This story, "IPod Scammer Brought up on Federal Charges" was originally published by Macworld.