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Again, the temptation of holding someone else's personal things seems to have been too great for one employee of Best Buy.
Sophia Ellison needed her photos and contacts transferring from an old iPhone to a new one.
According to WTOP radio, she hired the services of a Best Buy Geek Squad employee at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Va.
Promising to transfer her data, the employee -- called George -- allegedly offered to buy her old iPhone for $60. He also allegedly promised to wipe away all the photos and videos that were on it. And, no, she says that he didn't give her a store receipt. He took the money from his wallet.
Oddly, a day later she discovered that her new iPhone hadn't received the photos and videos.
Even more oddly, she says that after calling Best Buy, the Geek Squadder called her back and told her that, of course, he would retrieve the photos.
The truly odd part, perhaps, is that he then allegedly called her again, told her he'd made a CD for her and asked her when she could pop by his house to pick it up.
Ellison says that she immediately put the phone down and contacted a lawyer.
"I felt sick," she said in a video made with the help of her attorney. She said she felt "violated" and "embarrassed."
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