US drug cops snared crooks with pre-cracked Blackberry mobes – and that’s just the start

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Same technique being used against ordinary US citizens?

Back in 2013, Canadian John Darrel Krokos got 11.5 years in a US jail for leading a massive cocaine smuggling ring. Two years later, his colleague Zaid Wakil was given a 20-year sentence.

What was unique about their cases – and another 20 people also taken down in the investigation by the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) – was how they had been caught: through cracked phones.

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