Cell Phone Providers Informative - Beware When Discarding A Cell Phone!
Please exercise extreme caution when disposing of an old cell phone whern it is time for that upgrade! There are numerous companies online which offer to buy your old cell phone for as much as $30 and free shipping. Information on your cell phone can be retrieved EVEN IF YOU DELETE IT. I know this because a friend of mine has a "friend" who works at one of the biggest cell phone providers. Long story short, don't take pics on your phone you wouldn't want your mother to see. If you goggle it, you will find there are several cheap software and hardware options for finding deleted data on cell phones. This means any criminal on the street can acess information. I checked one of the websites offering to buy a used cell phone, and a key tip off to me was their incorrect use of grammar, which points to overseas or third world country origination. Hope this helps someone.