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......
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
Current temp in Hell is 67F. :-(
A liberal company would.
But the real benefits will come from a liberal IRS who grants the nutty deductions.
IF it isn’t INSURANCE FRAUD, then WHAT IS IT??? And why are we just now hearing about it??
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!!
I'm sure most of the items that were "stolen" were just rats with their typical sense of entitlement helping themselves.
My guess is that they were given to campaign volunteers as gifts.
I doubt that. I think the convention staff took them home as spoils of war.
Just a practice run for Obamacare.
That aspirin you used to pay $27 for in hospital?
It’s $1400 now.
“Look for the lost electronics in the homes of the liberal convention organizers.”
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”.
you can track a mac book and i pad by using the internet. How about mail fraud?
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.
ABC reporting that the DNC might be up to something shady?
Miracles can happen!
That’s the best explanation I’ve hear so far.
Proof your posts, Riley.
And of course, it's not like the IRS is going to do anything about that, either. Because...Democrats.
Democrats with is never a good sign.
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.
“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.
Either took it themselves or a vendor did for never getting paid.
I’ve got a MacBook Pro that they can have for 60k - that’s a steal ;-)
“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”.