Surveilled Student Finds Tracker, FBI Demands It Back

Wired’s Threat Level blog has the story of California student Yasir Afifi. His mechanic found an unusual electronic gadget in Afifi’s car, that turns out to be a tracking device.  Then he posted pictures to Reddit. Interestingly, the crowd-sourced analysis pegged the exact make and model of the tracking device, an Orion Guardian ST820 by Cobham, price tag $5k-$6k or so. The FBI came calling the next day and retrieved the device.

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