Encrypted Phone Company Helped Plan Crime Blogger’s Murder, Cops and Source Say
MPC, an encrypted phone company Motherboard revealed as being created by organized crime, "put him on a plate for the Moroccans to pull the trigger."
CEO Pleads Guilty to Selling Encrypted Phones to Organized Crime
Phantom Secure made custom, encrypted BlackBerry phones and sold them to customers all over the world, including to the Sinaloa cartel, according to prosecutors.
'Snitches Get Stitches': How Secure Phones for Criminals Are Sold on Instagram
For years, the oft-overlooked secure phone industry, sometimes linked to organized crime, has been pushing its wares on Instagram, with one account linked to Phantom Secure posting images of weapons, drugs, and bundles of cash.
Feds Bust CEO Allegedly Selling Custom BlackBerry Phones to Sinaloa Drug Cartel
Phantom Secure is one of the most infamous companies in the secure phone industry. Sources and court documents detail that its owner has been arrested for allegedly helping criminal organizations.
'BlackBerry Is My Life': Remembering How Celebs Reacted to the First iPhone
This month marks the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone's debut—but back then, stars like Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton didn't want to give up their BlackBerrys.