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van full of cell phones stopped

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by ghostbear, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. ghostbear

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    I remember last year that police pulled over a van that was full of cell phones purchased at random through several states.

    Is it true that certain types of cell phones can be used to make untraceable or anonymous calls?

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  2. MikeG22

    MikeG22 CLM

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    Somewhat, prepaid disposable phones from 7/11 or walmart or wherever. They come with minutes so if you pay with cash and then toss it after the minutes are used there is little way of tracing them since they have such a short lifespan.
     

  3. ghostbear

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    MikeG22,
    Thanks for the info on disposable phones, I have never seen one.

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  4. Blitzer

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    They are being used a remotes detonators for IEDs in the middle east.
     
  5. The Pontificator

    The Pontificator Angry Samoan

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    and the van was being driven by a couple of camel-humpers.
     
  6. Glockdude1

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    :rofl:
     
  7. Dandapani

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    New at 7-eleven. Virgin pay as you go for $7.11

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  8. The Pontificator

    The Pontificator Angry Samoan

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    I believe the men driving the van...the camel-humpers ( :supergrin: ) were released but police confiscated the phones.
     
  9. Big Al 24

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    I believe the proper nomenclature is "filthy, sandy, camel jockey". You want to get it right because people can be so sensitive these days.
     
  10. DriBak

    DriBak GUNS UP Millennium Member

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    They can determine where and when the phone was sold, then simply review the security footage, don't buy them yourselves, pay someone to buy you a "non-traceable phone"