Can we get a lost mobile by messaging to firstname.lastname@example.org
claim, if mobile is lost , send it to email@example.com , call will be tracked in 24 hours, truth revealed in investigation
Fake news claim: A message is going viral on social media. It has been given an email id firstname.lastname@example.org and it has been claimed that if the phone is lost, send the phone details to this email id. You will not have to go to the police. In the next twenty-four hours after email, the phone will be tracked through GPRS and you will get it. A reader sent us this viral post to check the veracity. The viral claims turned out to be false in the investigation.
How To trace your phone when missing or stolen. Get your phone IMEI tro this *#06#.save it somewhere once missing or stolen send the 15 digit numbers to Cop@Vsnl.net and follow the instruction....
Before you lose your phone :
- Dial *#06# from your phone
2. Your phone will show 15 unique digits
3. Write that number down and keep it safe, it will help trace your phone if it gets stolen
4. Once stolen you just have to mail the 15 digits IMEI number to email@example.com, you'll find were your phone is being used even if they reset it and change the simcard.
If u lose your mobile in India, you can get it back.
Got an interesting fact to share..
Nowadays each one of us carries very high end or latest Mobile devices which always
Fears that it may be stolen.
Each mobile carries a unique IMEI no. i.e. International Mobile Equipment Identity No which can be used to track your mobile anywhere in the world.
This is how it works!!
1. Dial *#06# from your mobile.
2. Your mobile shows a unique 15 digit.
3. Note down this no anywhere But except in your mobile as this is the Number which will help trace your mobile in Case of a theft.
- Once stolen you just have to E-mail this 15 digit IMEI No. to firstname.lastname@example.org with detail
Last used No.:_________________
E-mail for communication:_____
IMEI No :_______________________
- No need to go to the police.
6. Your Mobile will be traced within next 24 hrs via a complex system of GPRS and internet, You will find where your hand set is
being operated even in case your No. is being changed.
PASS ON THIS VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND RELATIVES.
आजकल हम सभी के पास महंगे _मोबाइल फोन_ होते है ।अगर आपका *फोन* गुम हो जाता है तो आप उसे वापस कैसे पा सकते है ।
इसी विषय पर एक *रोचक जानकारी* साझा कर रहा हूं ।
प्रत्येक *मोबाइल* का *IMEI(International Mobile Equipment Identity) no.* होता है । इसके माध्यम से आप *विश्व* में कही भी अपना *मोबाइल ट्रैक* कर सकते है ।
यह कैसे काम करता है :-
- अपने फोन से _*#06#_डायल करें ।
2. आपका फोन *15 अंको* का एक *युनिक कोड*दिखाएगा ।
3. इसे संभाल कर कहीं लिख लें, फोन मे न सेव करें ।
4. अगर आपका फोन गुम हो जाए तो इस नम्बर को नीचे लिखी डिटेल के साथ email@example.com*_ पर ईमेल कर दें ।
*Address* :- ______________
*Phone model* :-__________
*Last used no.* :-__________
*Email for *communication*:_______
*Missed date*:- __________
*IMEI no* :- __________
- *पुलिस*मे जाने की जरूरत नही ।
6. आपका फोन अगले चौबीस घंटो मे *जीपीआरएस* के जरिए ट्रैक हो जाएगा ।और आपका हैंडसेट आपका नंबर बदल जाने की दशा मे भी मिल जाएगा ।
दोस्तों इस महत्वपूर्ण जानकारी को शेयर करें ।धन्यवाद ।
Facts Check Verdict: False
News Verification: The above post is viral since 2015 and is widely shared on social media. If you go to the website http://www.copvsnl.net.in/, you will find a lot of information and knowing that Cop@vsnl.net, do not exists any more.
Cop@vsnl.net was an id of Chennai police which ceases to exist, it was first published in The Hindu website post then some users randomly started posting articles about the above that the Chennai Police id DOES help when phone is lost. Now it is flooded with many such posts that suggest that you can find your lost mobile phone if you send mail along with some details to this id.
- To find out the truth of the viral claim, we went to the email id firstname.lastname@example.org given in it .
- The message that has gone viral on social media on the website has been called fake.
- Its homepage also states that email@example.com does not work.
- According to the information given in it, firstname.lastname@example.org was the Chennai Police ID. The article was first published in The Hindu about this.
- Since then, it started being spread that if the phone is lost, it can be found through this ID.
- The Chennai Police had earlier started this facility for the citizens of Tamil Nadu Pradesh. In many cases, even the missing phones were found, but in a short time, this message went viral across the country and messages from other states also started sending messages on this ID.
- This website was hacked in 2017. It has stopped working since then. Earlier this facility was limited to Tamil Nadu only.
- The website that verifies the email id https: // verify-email.org / has also misidentified the viral email id.
Conclusion: email@example.com was the email ID of Chennai Police. Which were only for the citizens of Tamil Nadu. It is now completely closed after being hacked.
Lost your mobile?, Heard or read of firstname.lastname@example.org on multiple website suggested in google first itself, then this is website made for you, to tell that email@example.com is not working now, so don?t waste & energy in send mails there; This website also enlighten other possible ways to track lost phone through IMEI tracking; Cop@vsnl.net was an id of Chennai police which ceases to exist, it was first published in The Hindu website post then some users randomly started posting articles about the above that the Chennai Police id DOES help when phone is lost.