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Now how does this work? A lawyer, in the hospital with his sick mother, is apparently unable to use his mobile phone after having already been warned off by hospital staff. But that doesn’t stop our dedicated partner, who risked matron’s wrath by happily emailing away from his BlackBerry instead.

Now, Tulkinghorn doesn’t profess to be a techno whiz, but surely it’s common knowledge that a BlackBerry’s email function is using the same mobile phone technology that’s likely to give dear old mum’s medical equipment a fit. Needless to say, our gadget-savvy villain in question isn’t a specialist in risk management.