EncroChat, a company which legally provides encrypted phones,
was set up to offer customers guaranteed cybersecurity, meaning messages sent from their devices could not be traced back to the user. The fact that privacy will sometimes be abused by criminals is not a justification for it to be refused to the vast majority who are law-abiding. There were reportedly 60,000 EncroChat users globally, but only 800 of them were arrested during the recent operations. Some users may be criminals, but many are businesspeople, politicians, lawyers
. A police employee has been charged with five criminal counts in an investigation emerging from Operation Venetic the U.K.s law enforcement response to the takedown of encrypted comms platform EncroChat. In early 2020, EncroChat was one of the largest providers of encrypted digital communication with a very high share of users presumably
. Encrochat dealers who lived lavish lifestyle caged after planning to send 200kgs of drugs to Scotland Remez Caffrey, 24, and John Chean, 33, were rumbled dealing class A and B drugs around the UK
. Police infiltrated Encrochat, an encrypted phone network used by organized crime, and read millions of messages for months, leading to international arrests Police monitored a hundred million encrypted messages sent through Encrochat, a network used by career criminals to discuss drug deals, murders, and extortion plots
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LR. Three members of an organised crime group
who used the encrypted messaging platform EncroChat to bring Class A drugs into Bristol and the South West have been jailed. Jai Stephens, 35; David Antill, 56 and Hannah Jordan, 44, were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court today (Thursday, 14 April) to a total of 25 years and three months. EncroChat arrests - we can help. It is being
reported that law enforcement agencies in a number of countries have gained access to what was dubbed the worlds most secure communications network. The EncroChat system provided high-level encryption that was almost impossible to crack and meant that communications could not be intercepted.