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Re: cel fraud
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In list.cypherpunks, [email protected] writes:
> AT&T's Steve Fleischer, speaking to Newsbytes, said such cloning operations
> have become such a successful criminal industry that some criminals sell the
> phones with 30-day guarantees.
> "If a number is cut off, you can bring it back to the cellular bandits and
> have it reprogrammed for no additional charge," he explained. "It costs the
> carriers around $1 million a day."
> He paused, then added: "It just shows how big a demand there is for wireless
Does anyone else think this is funny (in both senses of the word)?
The cell-phraud system shows a demand for cheap, though illegal, phone
service. The wireless aspect is pretty much incidental to the fraud
Roy M. Silvernail [ ] [email protected]
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