When Spam Texting Goes Terribly Right
An Islamic terrorist bomb plot to cause carnage on Moscow's Red Square was thwarted by a spam text message, a court heard today. Ilyas Saidov was jailed for 15 years for organising the attack in which two women suicide bombers were supposed to wear explosive belts to be detonated by a mobile phone call. But just hours before they were to strike on New Year's Eve 2010, one belt exploded after the detonator was activated by a spam text, killing one of the women and prompting the arrest of the other.That's what happens when you order your cell phone detonators from a Nigerian Princess. Hat Tip: Intelgirl.
Posted by: EROWMER at November 28, 2012 05:23 PM
Well played, Murphy. Well played.
Posted by: Dadof3 at November 28, 2012 05:44 PM
Spam - 1
Black Widow - 0
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Posted by: DMartyr at November 28, 2012 08:22 PM
"You've got... BOOM!"
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