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A startling report this morning has surfaced concerning the safety of tracking devices on cell phones. Recently, a woman carried on about her business as normal making trips around town to the local YWCA Women’s Shelter, but was unfortunately being followed step by step by her estranged and abusive husband.

He found her through the use of their family plan’s GPS service. Is that what people are using the device for nowadays? Apparently so and it’s drawn some serious attention to the safety concerns that accompany anyone who currently has such advance technology.

Beyond the tracking device’s correlation to alleged domestic violence victims and families looking to be easily be made aware of their loved ones’ whereabouts, has it gone too far? Let the reports below enlighten you then make your decision.

Read more on the frightening yet informative story now at WCPO.com.

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