The executive and the legislature had agreed in a closed-door session of the parliamentary Committee on Transport, held on 30/10/2014, ie seven years ago, to pass legislation revealing the identity of prepaid mobile phone card users. In fact, it was agreed that the bill submitted jointly to Parliament in 2009 by MPs Angelos Votsis and Georgios Prokopiou would be promoted. The agreement was reached, the proposed legislation was tabled and all that was pending was its vote.
Something that has not happened until today, with the result that these mobile phone cards are still a powerful tool in the hands of all kinds of criminals because of the anonymity they offer. After the legalization of telephone surveillance, the only way out offered for the criminal elements is the use of the specific mobile phone cards that one can buy in kiosks, in supermarkets and so on. with just € 5.
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