January 17, 2011

Inmates steal computer mice to charge their mobile phones

hmp_addiewell_dppa_02-medium.jpeg According to UK's Daily Record, Scottish prison inmates have been stealing computer mice from classes in jail because they can be used to charge their mobiles.

quotemarksright.jpgThey figured out that the mouse's USB cable could be plugged into games consoles and used to boost their illegal phones.

Now, no one is allowed to leave computer courses or maths or English classes at Addiewell Prison until every mouse in handed back.

A source at the West Lothian jail said: "Bosses couldn't work out why so many mice were going missing. But they found a couple plugged in to PlayStations during cell searches and the penny dropped".quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read full article. Image from Deadline News.

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