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posted by janrinok on Sunday March 02 2014, @07:30AM   Printer-friendly
from the gotcha dept.

dotdotdot writes:

"Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman used high-tech gadgetry to elude an international manhunt for 13 years.

Some of the communications equipment Guzman used was not generally available to consumers. The sophistication of the gear and Guzman's diligence deeply impressed investigators who were pursuing him. Among other practices, Guzman employed counter-surveillance scanners to detect transmitters hidden in rooms or carried by people with whom he was meeting.

The officials would not discuss the specific methods used over the last 13 years."

Ed's Note: There is more information in the article, although not in as much detail as I would have liked. Nevertheless, I would recommend giving it a read.

 
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  • (Score: 2, Interesting) by beckett on Sunday March 02 2014, @06:33PM

    by beckett (1115) on Sunday March 02 2014, @06:33PM (#9695)

    not for lack of effort: likely the true story is hidden behind statements like:

    The officials would not discuss the specific methods used over the last 13 years.

    this is the same rhetoric that orbits the illegal methods employed by DEA et al. to shield their materials and methods via parallel construction [eff.org]. by the time we find out what surveillance techniques are current big brother has moved onto better technology [arstechnica.com].

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