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Can A Pre-Paid Cell Be Tapped?
Posted 12 October 2008 - 02:19 PM
Now my question is, does anyone know if that's true? It seems like if the government wanted to tap a phone, it being pre-paid wouldn't stop them, especially with all the money at thier disposal?
Posted 12 October 2008 - 02:23 PM
Posted 12 October 2008 - 03:03 PM
Posted 12 October 2008 - 03:18 PM
I dont know if they can pinpoint a pre paid phone, but again, they wont know its yours since no personal info is related.
My senior year of high school, some kid called in a bomb threat on his phone, they knew he was on the school bus.
Posted 12 October 2008 - 03:24 PM
Posted 12 October 2008 - 03:34 PM
Lol now that just sounds silly:rolleyes:
Its the alarm feature, you can turn your phone off, and then it'll turn on automatically at a given time, because its not completely off. They can be set to listen to things through the microphone you talk into, even if you don't have a call going. I doubt they'd use that if you weren't plotting against the government or running a massive drug ring though.
Posted 12 October 2008 - 09:09 PM
You can toss it and the warrant is wasted.
Posted 12 October 2008 - 09:10 PM
They somehow pulled their calls from the cell phone towers on the show 'The Wire' but I wouldn't be too concerned about it unless you are some kind of huge kingpin.
Do you realize how many people smoke pot? Unless you were dealing out huge amounts, I wouldn't be too concerned.
Posted 12 October 2008 - 09:16 PM
I love that show. But seriously if you get brought to court on some shit like that just have a lawyer that knows what hes doing
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