‘Obama phones’ given to people promising to sell them for drugs, money

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James O’Keefe’s conservative activist group Project Veritas exposed two corporate distributors handing out free cell phones to people, despite awareness of their intention to sell the devices for heroine and Louis Vuitton handbags.

These devices, coined “Obama phones” last September as part of an Ohio presidential campaign event, are a project of the Federal Communications Commission called “Lifeline,” which provides free mobile phones to Americans who meet low-income requirements.

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