After he built the device into the case of a cell phone, Roland used it to steal credit card number and other personal information. He was caught by the Department of Homeland security and Agent Self gave him an option of going to prison, or to help Michael Scofield obtain Scylla.


A Scylla file uploading.

The device must be within several feet of the object it needs to read, and sometimes has difficulty reading data through safes and other metal objects. For a file as large as Scylla, it may take several minutes to copy the entire file. If the transfer is interrupted, it must start from the beginning of the file, it cannot pick up where it left off.