Brain Hogan

Finder of lost iPhone named

April 29, 2010: 7:02 PM ET

Wired identifies the Redwood City resident who left a bar with Apple's secret prototype

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The missing person in the saga of Apple's (AAPL) lost iPhone is a 21-year-old named Brian J. Hogan, according to a story posted Thursday on

Before moving to Silicon Valley, he lived in Santa Barbara, Calif., where he attended Santa Barbara City College. He has been working part time at a church-run community center giving swimming lessons to children, according to his attorney, Jeffrey Bornstein.

Brian X. Chen and Kim Zetter, the Wired reporters who broke the story, have apparently got their hands on a statement written by Bornstein. His account, which tends to put his client in the best possible light, nonetheless adds some new details to what was already known. Chen and Zetter write:


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