[rescue] new house
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Apr 10 11:20:30 CDT 2004
On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 10:27:35AM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> In the UK, authorities sometimes look out for odd things to find people
> growing drugs in their house. One method is to look for unusually high
> electricity bills. Another one is to fly around with a helicopter and IR
> camera to look for particularly warm roofs.
> So, for anybody here with an attic full of computers, have you had a visit
> from the drug squad yet? ;)
There was an article in the Spokan news paper (or at least on the
paper's web site) about a family that was raided. The police found
three PCs and kids who weren't good at turning off the lights.
They got a warrent on the basis that the family (5 people, I think) had
a nearly $300 electric. I only have a wife, and that's not that far off
from what some of my electric bills are.
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