13000 Phone running on the same IMEI Number – Meerut Cyber Police
Making it harder to follow and recognize taken cell phones, the police in Uttar Pradesh has found there are in excess of 13,000 handsets in India running on a similar one of a kind IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity).
The Meerut police has enrolled a FIR against a cell phone fabricating organization and its administration place after it was discovered that more than 13,500 cell phones in the nation were running on the equivalent IMEI.
The issue surfaced, after a police faculty gave his cell phone to the staff at digital wrongdoing cell for assessment, as the new telephone was not working appropriately in spite of being fixed, Meerut SP (city) Akhilesh N Singh said.
The issue became exposed when a police faculty gave his cell phone to the staff at digital wrongdoing cell for assessment, as the telephone was not working appropriately significantly after fix.
Meerut SP (city) Akhilesh N. Singh said that the digital cell found that the around 13,500 other cell phones were likewise running on the equivalent IMEI. He said the issue was a genuine security issue.
“At first sight, it seems, by all accounts, to be carelessness on part of the cell phone organization and hoodlums can utilize it to further their potential benefit,” Singh said.
He said a case has been enlisted under significant segments of the law and a group of specialists has been called to investigate the issue.
By all appearances it gives off an impression of being carelessness on part of the cell phone organization and crooks can utilize it to further their potential benefit, Singh said.