Subject: Re: The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ultred
> > Fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful
> > gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right.
> The readers will note that nospam has been told many times that fraud
> contains /multiple/ elements, /all/ of which must be present for it to be
> considered fraud.
altering an imei meets all of them.
> (1) A material representation was made;
the altered imei.
> (2) the representation was false;
the imei is not the original, therefore false.
> (3) the speaker knew it was false;
it was knowingly altered.
> (4) the speaker intended the other party should act upon it;
the other party being the cellular carrier.
> (5) the party acted in reliance on the representation;
and they did, thinking you had a different phone than the one you
> (6) the party thereby suffered injury.
providing service to which you are not entitled.