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 :
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.
Last used No.:_________________
E-mail for communication:_____
IMEI No :_______________________
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 :-
*Address* :- ______________
*Phone model* :-__________
*Last used no.* :-__________
*Email for *communication*:_______
*Missed date*:- __________
*IMEI no* :- __________
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.
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.