Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension|
|Location||St. Paul, MN|
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension acquired cell-site simulator technology in 2012, according data compiled by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
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More about this technology
Cell-site simulators, also known as Stingrays or IMSI catchers, are devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers, tricking phones within a certain radius into connecting to the device rather than a tower.