Apple is facing a billion dollar lawsuit thanks to the facial recognition software used in its stores to track individuals it suspects of theft.

As the New York Post reports, on May 31 last year $1,200 worth of merchandise was stolen from an Apple store in Boston. The thief apparently used a stolen ID to identify himself in the store, with that ID actually belonging to 18-year-old Ousmane Bah. The ID did not include a photo, but listed all of his personal details. The thief then went on to steal again at Apple stores in Delaware, Manhattan, and New Jersey.

In June, Bah received a Boston municipal court summons and then he was later arrested by the NYPD on Nov. 29. However, according to the lawsuit, the detective involved with the case realized Bah didn't look like the thief when reviewing surveillance footage recorded at the Apple stores.

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