Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ex-Boyfried Charged - Common Smartphone Eavesdropping

NY - A Rome man has been charged with felony eavesdropping,

according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies charged Anthony Swancot, 33, after an investigation revealed he installed an app on his ex-girlfriend's cell phone that tracked her location and forwarded copies to his cell phone of each text message she sent from her phone, authorities said.

The app was allegedly installed on Nov. 3, without the victim's knowledge, officials said. more