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on March 31, 2016 in World News

Canadian Government Drops Murder Charges Against Mobsters to Hide Stingray Use

“This is a matter of prosecutorial discretion and I will not comment further” by Mikael Thalen Murder charges filed against six mobsters were dropped by the Canadian government Wednesday in order to keep details on cell phone surveillance technology concealed. The prosecutors, who convinced the defendants to instead accept murder conspiracy charges as part of a plea deal, were able to use the decision to halt a separate hearing that could have exposed information on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s IMSI-Catcher. IMSI-catchers or cell-site simulators, commonly referred to as “Stingrays,” are devices which mimic cell towers in order to...

“This is a matter of prosecutorial discretion and I will not comment further” by Mikael Thalen Murder charges filed against six mobsters were dropped by the Canadian government Wednesday in order to keep details on cell phone surveillance technology...

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