Skip to comments.Democratic Convention Organizers Claim $500K of Lost Electronics
Posted on 06/16/2013 5:00:52 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
The Democratic National Convention may be long over, but its organizers have not forgotten the almost half a million dollars worth of electronics they seem to have lost.
Organizers of the Charlotte, N.C., convention have filed a police report for lost and stolen electronics, some of which they appear to have valued at as much as 62 times the listed market prices.
A reportedly stolen 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop? $75,537. The price listed on the Apple website is $1,199. A lost iPhone? $30,503. A lost Blackberry? $54,250.
The DNC did not respond to a request for comment.
Calls to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for elaboration on the report were not returned.
Other items reported to have gone missing at the convention included two iPads worth around $15,000 each, laptops listed at $40,000, $34,000 and $25,000 each, and other miscellaneous items worth far more than their list price.
The report claimed that 40 items were reported lost and one item the most highly valued one, the $75,000 MacBook Pro was stolen.
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For a crowd that has such hate for the Defense Dept. they sure do want to value and price out items the way it does.
Some kind of insurance scam....if you ask me. No insurance company is going to pay prices like this.
As for the stolen activity? I’d be looking over at janitorial services, who had free reign to roam. Either you are smart enough to lock everything in cabinets at night when you leave, or stupid enough not to care about property.
Finally, for you Republican guys who stole the stuff....pretty nifty job.
They’re Democrats. They can never do wrong.
Look for the “lost electronics” in the homes of the liberal convention organizers
What would we expect? They’re the worst kind of thieves and should be arrested for extortion.
Laptops, phones, iPads, Blackberries?
What a scam. It’s not like they lost any data. Tell ‘em to contact NSA.
Actually, you're probably on to something here. The NSA might be the world's best back-up service.
Democrat controlled, union-organized convention racket eats itself.
Creative campaign financing.
I am guessing that the DNCs insurer is someone like Progressive that is far Left politically.
The insurance company tells the DNC to pad their insurance claim and that the insurer will not dispute the claim.
By doing this the DNC avoids paying taxes on the contribution and the insurer avoids gift taxes and can write of the contribution as a business loss.
I can think of some ‘rats that probby have diamond encrusted Blackberries. That could run the price up to $54,000. Sheila Jackson Lee comes to mind.
Electronic sexual stimulation devices can be expensive.
Obviously some of the equipment had exceedingly valuable files ~ e.g. IRS ‘hit list’, NSA’s compendium of big callers, Romney’s pillow talk as he talked to home from the campaign trail, ...... too many possibilities to be imagined!
DNC Fraud reported by “ABC”...........did h*ll freeze over
Creative campaign financing.”
That was my thought, too.
If the government had replacement cost insurance on these items, these totals may be correct...after all, they are known to have spent $600 for a hammer...not their money, what do they care??
Finally - someone with knowledge I might find useful. How expensive are they and where can I get the best deals......