NY trio arrested in alleged scheme

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NASHUA – Nashua Police arrested three New York men who were allegedly attempting to fraudulently obtain several Apple iPhones from local cell phone stores.

The trio, officials said, were portraying themselves as representatives of various local businesses.

At 4:41 p.m., officers with the Nashua Police Department arrested the men at the Verizon Wireless Store at 310 Daniel Webster Hwy. and at the AT&T store at 296 Daniel Webster Hwy.

Alan Chen, 33, of New York City is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit theft by deception; excess of $1,500. In addition, he has an arrest warrant issued by the Essex County, New Jersey, Sheriff’s Office for fraud-related offenses. He is being held at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, pending his arraignment in Hillsborough County Superior Court South..

Philip Yeung, 40, of Flushing, New York, is charged with one count of attempt to commit theft by deception; excess of $1,500. He was released on bail pending his arraignment in Hillsborough County Superior Court South on April 25.

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David Lau, 34, of New York City is charged with one count of attempt to commit theft by deception; excess of $1,500. He also was released on bail pending his arraignment in Hillsborough County Superior Court South on April 25.

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