What Is a Burner Phone?
What Is a Burner Phone, and When Should You Use One? – By Chris Hoffman, Tim Brookes How-To Geek
A “burner phone” is a cheap, prepaid mobile phone that you can destroy or discard when you no longer need it. In popular media, criminals often use burner phones to evade detection by authorities. You might use a burner phone for privacy reasons, as a last resort, or during an emergency.