Turkey has proceeded mobile phone business is pretty traffickers. Scams are not yet even at the introduction of the new market model, rated the world famous mobile phone brand Apple’s iPhone 5 smartphone even the “latest technology”, saying they put on the market in Turkey. Turkish police with his follow-up operation in Istanbul about 15 thousand fugitives and cloned mobile phones were seized. The operation began with the arrival of the message “Your phone is turned off” to a user’s mobile phone. Citizen, go to the prosecutor’s office on the subject of research on the issue is not postponed indicating that the phone was not illegal. The Department of Anti-Smuggling of Financial Crimes Department, which acted upon the complaint, in his research,The police had this information and deepen the work on a network that smuggled phone abroad, found that the list of IMEI number of their old phones brought legally to Turkey revealed that they seized. It was also determined that the traffickers cloned these numbers into illegal phones and sold the phones through sales programs on television channels.
Smuggling Bureau, television sales programs, began to trace the network. Şişli and Fatih identified 6 separate workplaces where false phones were stored and raided the workplaces the previous day. Teams raid 14 thousand 566 different brands of phones seized. 6 people were detained in these raids.Among the phones seized by the operation, there were also state-of-the-art phones. Among them, the 4th version of the market, a phone brand Apple’s top version of the fake model shown in the iPhone 5 drew attention to the presence. After questioning the police, 6 suspects who were taken to the Palace of Justice were released.