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Focus (Crime: Cell Phone Fraud) #613865

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 07, 1996
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(Studio: Len Cannon) Report introduced.

(New York: Kay Kusuda) Cellular telephone fraud examined; details given of how "cloning" works to capture telephone numbers out of the air. [Fraud victims Bettie LEWIS, New York police department Howard SAFIR; United States Secret Service Brian GIMLETT - comment.] Recent police busts and the development of anti- fraud technology to make cloning harder detailed. [Airtouch Cellular Dave DANIELS - explains how electronic "fingerprinting" works.] [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) Wireless Robin TRAUM - cites the technology.] [New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - says cell fraud penalties must be revised.]

Cannon, Len;
Kusuda, Kay

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