Re: A dumb question worth asking: Is ECHELON (or ECHELON2) capable of Phishing by defult or design? It certanly seems that SWIFT transactions can be snooped in the Americas...

From: Mxsmanic (
Date: 11/02/05

Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 09:34:46 +0100

clark writes:

> Just in case anyone was stupid enough to recommend cash for large
> transactions, they need to remove their head from its tight spot
> wedged firmly up their ass and realize that large amounts of cash
> moving in ANY direction will IMMEDIATELY get the kind of scrutiny that
> obviates the need for phishing.

Except that most intermediate cash transactions leave no traces, so
they get no scrutiny at all.

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