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Man swallows flash drive; obstruction of justice?

langelgjm (860756) writes | more than 4 years ago

Crime 2

langelgjm (860756) writes "In an incident that is ripe for puns, Florin Necula, a New York City man, swallowed a flash drive in an attempt to deny investigators access to its contents. The ploy worked — at least temporarily. After four days, Necula agreed to allow doctors to remove the drive. Necula is being charged with obstruction of justice; he and three others are suspects are believed to have installed ATM skimmers on several machines in an attempt to obtain bank account information. Should've used TrueCrypt."
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TrueCrypt? (1)

TechForensics (944258) | more than 4 years ago | (#31338824)

Should've used TrueCrypt.

I am fairly sure the NSA can cut through TrueCrypt like butter.

(Maybe not the local police though... it might be a "send it off the the FBI" type of job.)

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