In Russia defused the biggest illegal operator assisted telephone terrorists

Officers stopped the illegal activities of the operator long-distance and international communication, the telephone helped terrorists to make anonymous calls. On Monday the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf.


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Irina Wolf

According to her, the criminals acted in Moscow, Yaroslavl and Kaluga regions, Krasnodar and Altai territories for several years. They provide its customers with operator services without registration and licences.

The caller ID was substituted for one of the rooms of the attackers, allowing the caller to remain anonymous and spread false reports about the mining.

During the searches police seized 41 cell gateway, more than two thousand SIM cards of different operators, office equipment, telephones and electronic media.

Continuing the theme: the Detainees of the illegal operators could be accomplices of the telephone terrorists

All participants of criminal group were detained, now they give grateful evidences. Against them criminal case under part 2 of article 171 of the criminal code “Illegal entrepreneurship”.

In April, the head of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has proposed to tighten control over sale of SIM cards to “avoid terrorist attacks”. According to its proposal, mobile operators, will acquire the right to check the identity of the owner of the SIM card. In addition, in late November in the state Duma was introduced a bill to toughen criminal penalties for telephone terrorism.

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