|Mobile Phones to Announce "You've Been Indicted"|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Mon, 26 Dec 2005 19:19:59 -0600
South Koreans may look at their mobile phones with some trepidation in|
the new year because prosecutors will start telling people they have
been indicted via text messages, an official said Monday.
In a country where about 75 percent of the population carries mobile
"Most people in South Korea have mobile phones and since the notices
The indictments by text messages are not intended to take people by
Prosecutors expect to save about 160 million won ($158,000) a year by
Other notices that will be sent by text messages include information
The service starts Tuesday but will be fully implemented in 2006.
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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