Identity Theft: Verizon moves to thwart ID theft

Verizon Wireless said today that it has 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 provider said it filed a lawsuit accusing Global Information Group Inc. 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. Verizon moves to thwart ID theft by Fla. investigative firm - Computerworld

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 9th November 2005 10:17PM