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A peek through the Engadget archives reveals a regular hall- of-shame of techno-illiterate criminals. Now, a 48-year-old Lincoln, Nebraska man has been nabbed after making a call to IBM technical support to get "his" laptop working. The technician alerted the local po-po after the meathead provided the serial number of a unit already reported stolen. Here's a tip to all you budding perps — d-a-t-a-b-a-s-e-s, dude. Learn it, love it, live it.

[via The Raw Feed]

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