A laboratory that unlocked stolen cell phones to sell them again was dismantled in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta, where the two managers were also arrested, police sources reported.
The operation was carried out by members of the Contraventions and Offenses Against Public Order Division of the City Police of the City Police in a commercial premises that presented itself as a cell phone technical service, located at 1300 Billinghurst Streetin said neighborhood in the north of the city.
Police spokesmen reported that upon entering the business, the agents identified the two responsible, 29 and 38 years old and of Venezuelan nationality.
They later kidnapped 17 telephones without documentation, 10 pieces of cell phones and 8 batteries, as well as 4 devices reported as stolen before the National Communications Entity (Enacom).
Likewise, they detected the existence of a laboratory in which the equipment was unlocked and then sold on the black market.
Finally, The police found 505 apocryphal accessories with the logos of telephone brands and a notebook used to unlock cell phones..
The National Federal Criminal and Correctional Court 3 ordered the kidnapping of all the elements and the transfer of the detainees to a sectional.
Meanwhile, the Government Control Agency (AGC) closed the premises for the sale of telephone sets without supporting documentation, police sources reported.