Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Verizon moves to stop customer info theft

A Reuters newswire article, via Yahoo! News, reports that:

Verizon Wireless said on Wednesday that it received a court injunction to stop a Florida investigative agency from fraudulently obtaining confidential information about its wireless subscribers.

The No. 2 U.S. mobile service said it filed a suit accusing Global Information Group of making thousands of attempts to gather confidential information without authorization and using fraudulent schemes to do so, including impersonating Verizon employees and posing as customers.


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