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The thing is that it wouldn't work until he changes the IMEI, which is illegal. @alray, that stuff looks awesome!!

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The thing is that it wouldn't work until he changes the IMEI, which is illegal. @alray, that stuff looks awesome!!

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Correct me if i'm wrong, but I think it can be legal to change IMEI only if you don't steal one i.e using clean IMEI of one of your old phones?
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Correct me if i'm wrong, but I think it can be legal to change IMEI only if you don't steal one i.e using clean IMEI of one of your old phones?
If it was so easy, wouldn't everyone do that to get an expensive phone at a very subsidized cost? Anyways, look here
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.3186.IS:
It says that if the person/refurbidher knows that the phone is stolen, then it is illegal.. OP said that he got the phone from a shady place.. Not worth risking it right?

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If it was so easy, wouldn't everyone do that to get an expensive phone at a very subsidized cost? Anyways, look here
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.3186.IS:
It says that if the person/refurbidher knows that the phone is stolen, then it is illegal.. OP said that he got the phone from a shady place.. Not worth risking it right?

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If it was so easy, wouldn't everyone do that to get an expensive phone at a very subsidized cost? Anyways, look here
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.3186.IS:
It says that if the person/refurbidher knows that the phone is stolen, then it is illegal.. OP said that he got the phone from a shady place.. Not worth risking it right?
Nice info tanks. Yeah it seams illegal unless section 515 d) apply which is probably not the case
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OP said that he got the phone from a shady place.. Not worth risking it right?
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Nice info tanks. Yeah it seams illegal unless section 515 d) apply which is probably not the case
I'm not really sure of the legitimacy of the store I bought the phone at. All I know is they sold me a blocked phone and wouldn't help me fix the problem, so that's just the conclusion I drew from that. Is this a widespread problem with these small independent mobile stores? I'm not from the USA, so I don't really know much about it..

I was checking out the possibilities for chenging the IMEI, but couldn't really find anything that says it is doable for a non-hacker. There was also the fact that it sort of a grey area legally. But it looks like that bill can be interpreted both ways...
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