Gizmodo: Over the weekend, rumors swirled about a possible next-generation iPhone found in a bar. Now Gizmodo has published photos of the poor guy who lost the prototype, along with details of how it happened.
The article links to a copy of Apple's letter requesting the return of the device, which reads: "It has come to our attention that GIZMODO is currently in possession of a device that belongs to Apple. This letter constitutes a formal request that you return the device to Apple. Please let me know where to pick up the unit."
And the article also links to photos and technical details about the new iPhone.