The Great Wii U Robbers Might Actually Get Away With It

Last month, thieves made off with 7000 Wii U consoles in a brazen robbery near Seattle's SeaTac airport. They stole some trucks, drove right up to a warehouse, got out, used forklifts to remove the consoles, then just drove off.

If the cops were hoping they would catch the thieves red-handed, they would be pretty disappointed by now, especially since trucks and trailers used in the heist are starting to turn up. Empty.

Detectives say that "two trailers and a box truck" involved in the robbery have been recovered, with their markings and vehicle identification numbers painted white. Weirdly, some of them were found to have "S.S. Trans" hastily scrawled on the sides, in writing so badly-drawn it must have been an inside joke for the crims.

In response, police have increased the reward for information on the cargo to $US10,000 (the shipment was worth over $US2 million).

Holiday Heist: Trailers found in massive Nintendo theft [WMW]


Comments

    This happens all the time, why is this hijack so different. Few years back i heard of trucks with PSP's Plasmas and DVD players all go missing and never made the news more then 2 mill. Why don't they just track back the serial numbers. a few of them would go online and then track them back to the source.

    They better sell them all asap before the wiiu officially bombs and no one wants em anymore.

      Want to make a bet the WiiU outsells the new Xbox and PS3 combined?

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