Ever wanted to take down the law with a recalled mobile phone? A GTA V mod is here to help.

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 didn't have the best start, with a worldwide recall after widespread reports of exploding batteries. The worst of it seems to be over, but that hasn't stopped an enterprising modder from making the phone an effective weapon in the anarchic world of Grand Theft Auto V.

Players can purchase the Note7 from an in-game store where it's classed as a "sticky bomb".

A video uploaded to YouTube shows a player using the weapon to blow up cars by sticking the phone to a door, and loading an explosive trap of phones on the road for unsuspecting drivers.

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While Samsung probably aren't laughing at the ingenious mod, owners of the phone might enjoy a bit of schadenfraude. After all, exploding batteries can cause serious injuries and even claim lives.