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UK man arrested for stealing half a penny's worth of power to charge iPhone

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    As ridiculous as it was when police in Georgia arrested an electric car owner for stealing five cents of electricity, it may be more ridiculous that a UK man was arrested for stealing about a ‘penny’s worth’ of power after charging his iPhone on a train.

    The entire episode was “ridiculous,” artist Robin Lee told the London Evening Standard. He had plugged his iPhone into the train to charge it during a trip that took about “eight or nine minutes” and was then arrested for “abstracting electricity.”

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