How “cell tower dumps” caught the High Country Bandits—and why it matters | Ars Technica

The FBI actually received more than 150,000 registered cell phone numbers from this particular set of tower dumps, despite picking the most rural locations possible. What the case agents wanted to do was scan the logs from all four sites on the belief that no single person was likely to be at all four banks during the robbery—except for the robber.

via How “cell tower dumps” caught the High Country Bandits—and why it matters | Ars Technica.

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