Alleged Computer Repair Theft Investigated
Is your information safe? A South Florida computer repair organization was the victim of an apparent theft, according to recent news reports.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a theft of thousands of dollars worth of equipment from a computer repair store in Fort Myers.
A deputy from the Hialeah Sheriff’s Office was working on a stolen vehicle case, and the stolen van had computer equipment which appeared to belong to TD Computer Information Technology.
When Lee County Sheriff’s deputy James Beckos went to the business on International Drive in Fort Myers to check it out, he found a lock on the front door had been broken and the alarm had been pulled off the wall.
A store employee later said that a significant amount of equipment had been stolen, including five laptops, 25 HP printers, 20 CD Roms and DVD burners, 58 computer monitors, a hard drive and a port switch.
The local computer repair business' materials were valued at about $15,700.
The case is still under investigation.