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WhatsApp photo drug dealer caught by 'groundbreaking' work (bbc.co.uk)
10 points by lumisota 5 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments





>Elliott Morris of Redditch, Worcestershire, was sentenced to eight and a half years for conspiracy to supply cannabis.

Great, just great. Let's jail someone for eight fucking years because they are supplying people with Marijuana. That seams reasonable.


According to this article it seems perfectly reasonable:

http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/regional/16096603.Redditch...

That's a good amount of money and investments for drug-dealing.


In the photo, the various pills resemble company logos -- skype, ikea etc. I wonder if that's an attempt to avoid detection when talking about them online, like "I want to go to ikea" being code for whatever the yellow one is.

tl;dr: fingerprint identification via photograph: they matched part of the hand appearing in the picture with the hand of the suspect.



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