Even burner phones can be sometimes traced

Detroit News: Woman guilty in threats case after 2020 presidential election by Robert Snell:

Investigators traced the phone number to the app TextMe Inc. Company records showed the 269 phone number account was created 10 minutes before Palmer received the first threatening message.

FBI agents tracked the IP address used to create the TextMe account. The IP address subscriber was Jones’ mother, Linda Jones, in New Hampshire, according to the affidavit.

“Therefore, the account that used (269) xxx-xx68 that sent threatening text messages to (Palmer) was created at Linda Jones’ residence,” the FBI agent wrote.

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