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Democratic Convention Organizers Claim $500K of Lost Electronics
ABC News ^ | June 14, 2013 | Garrett Bruno

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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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: charlotte; demagogicparty; democrats; dncrico; dojrico; insurancefraud; mecklenburg; northcarolina; obamarico; rico

1 posted on 06/16/2013 5:00:52 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Uhm...insurance fraud?


2 posted on 06/16/2013 5:03:30 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

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.


3 posted on 06/16/2013 5:04:12 AM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

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.


4 posted on 06/16/2013 5:04:48 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

They’re Democrats. They can never do wrong.


5 posted on 06/16/2013 5:06:55 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pepsionice

Look for the “lost electronics” in the homes of the liberal convention organizers


6 posted on 06/16/2013 5:06:56 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

What would we expect? They’re the worst kind of thieves and should be arrested for extortion.


7 posted on 06/16/2013 5:09:33 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Laptops, phones, iPads, Blackberries?

What a scam. It’s not like they lost any data. Tell ‘em to contact NSA.


8 posted on 06/16/2013 5:10:14 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Ezekiel
“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.

9 posted on 06/16/2013 5:13:58 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Democrat controlled, union-organized convention racket eats itself.


10 posted on 06/16/2013 5:13:58 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Gen.Blather; rightwingintelligentsia
Uhm...insurance fraud?

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.

11 posted on 06/16/2013 5:15:13 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

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.


12 posted on 06/16/2013 5:15:46 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Electronic sexual stimulation devices can be expensive.


13 posted on 06/16/2013 5:17:07 AM PDT by albie
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

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!


14 posted on 06/16/2013 5:21:30 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
The NSA might be the world's best back-up service.

Excellent point!

15 posted on 06/16/2013 5:22:43 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Can't these people do anything without acting like a bunch of mobsters?
16 posted on 06/16/2013 5:22:46 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

DNC Fraud reported by “ABC”...........did h*ll freeze over


17 posted on 06/16/2013 5:24:31 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Pontiac

Creative campaign financing.”

That was my thought, too.


18 posted on 06/16/2013 5:25:25 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

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??


19 posted on 06/16/2013 5:29:39 AM PDT by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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To: albie
Electronic sexual stimulation devices can be expensive.

Finally - someone with knowledge I might find useful. How expensive are they and where can I get the best deals......

20 posted on 06/16/2013 5:29:59 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Gen.Blather

The value claimed includes the lists of enemies and dirt on those enemies. All that confidential data used to discredit enemies was obtained at tremendous cost

Recall tht the Democrat party is a criminal enterprise and the criminally obtained data becomes very expensive


21 posted on 06/16/2013 5:31:27 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: blueyon

Current temp in Hell is 67F. :-(


22 posted on 06/16/2013 5:32:53 AM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: pepsionice
No insurance company is going to pay prices like this.

A liberal company would.

But the real benefits will come from a liberal IRS who grants the nutty deductions.

23 posted on 06/16/2013 5:34:49 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberal: A person who charges their grandchildren for today's party)
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To: Gen.Blather

IF it isn’t INSURANCE FRAUD, then WHAT IS IT??? And why are we just now hearing about it??


24 posted on 06/16/2013 5:43:32 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Pontiac

BINGO!! BINGO!!!! BINGO!!!! Progressive Insurance or another LEFTY Insurance Co, maybe Geiko will PAY these FRAUDULENT sums....it would be called ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN DONATIONS!!SLUSH FUNDS!!


25 posted on 06/16/2013 5:46:22 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Riley
Can't these people do anything without acting like a bunch of mobsters?

I'm sure most of the items that were "stolen" were just rats with their typical sense of entitlement helping themselves.

26 posted on 06/16/2013 5:53:20 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: MNGal; Ann Archy; Gen.Blather; rightwingintelligentsia
Most likely these electronic devices were not stolen either.

My guess is that they were given to campaign volunteers as gifts.

27 posted on 06/16/2013 5:56:26 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: pepsionice
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.

I doubt that. I think the convention staff took them home as spoils of war.

28 posted on 06/16/2013 5:56:47 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Just a practice run for Obamacare.

That aspirin you used to pay $27 for in hospital?

It’s $1400 now.


29 posted on 06/16/2013 5:59:35 AM PDT by moovova
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To: jsanders2001

“Look for the “lost electronics” in the homes of the liberal convention organizers.”

Bingo!

That’s the reason they threw all of those little American flags down on the floor in the convention center... so they could carry more pilfered “stuff”.


30 posted on 06/16/2013 6:03:04 AM PDT by moovova
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To: moovova

you can track a mac book and i pad by using the internet. How about mail fraud?


31 posted on 06/16/2013 6:04:20 AM PDT by Michigan Bowhunter (Patriots needed!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks rightwingintelligentsia.
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.
In their defense, ya just can't launder the money fast enough if ya skimp.


32 posted on 06/16/2013 6:14:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
some of which they appear to have valued at as much as 62 times the listed market prices.

ABC reporting that the DNC might be up to something shady?

Miracles can happen!

:-)

33 posted on 06/16/2013 6:15:53 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: Pontiac

That’s the best explanation I’ve hear so far.


34 posted on 06/16/2013 6:25:58 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Riley

*heard

Proof your posts, Riley.


35 posted on 06/16/2013 6:27:09 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Pontiac
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.

And of course, it's not like the IRS is going to do anything about that, either. Because...Democrats.

36 posted on 06/16/2013 6:33:39 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Democrats with is never a good sign.


37 posted on 06/16/2013 6:34:28 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Riley; Gen.Blather; rightwingintelligentsia; Ann Archy; MNGal

When you think about it, it is exactly what the Dims have wanted for decades; government financed campaigns. The insurer gets back their money in reduced tax burden.


38 posted on 06/16/2013 6:41:05 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“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.”

It’s really, really hard to put a price tag on all those conservative tax returns and other leaked government info the RATS had on their computers and cell phones.


39 posted on 06/16/2013 7:14:27 AM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Either took it themselves or a vendor did for never getting paid.


40 posted on 06/16/2013 7:20:34 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I’ve got a MacBook Pro that they can have for 60k - that’s a steal ;-)


41 posted on 06/16/2013 8:05:26 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: pepsionice

“Some kind of insurance scam....if you ask me. No insurance company is going to pay prices like this.”

Insurance companies probably will pay because it is the dnc, a great way to give them a half million dollars at the expense of their customers. Some dnc lackies were probably told “take it home we’re through with it”.


42 posted on 06/16/2013 8:40:26 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Actually, you're probably on to something here. The NSA might be the world's best back-up service.

NSA: AlGore's Secret Gift Revealed

43 posted on 06/16/2013 10:47:13 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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