SAN JOSE, California – Smartphone thefts are on the rise, and one company has created a controversial way to fight back.
Yellow Jacket created a phone case that doubles as a stun gun. The case delivers 650-kilowatts of electricity to anyone who tries to steal a phone.
The phones cost about $99.
At least one police officer warned that the phones could be more dangerous than someone thinks. The company's website says the case is equipped with a dual safety switch.