AT&T call centers sold mobile customer information to criminals

April 8, 2015 9:17 PM

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AT&T call centers sold mobile customer information to criminals

The company will pay a $25M civil penalty to the FCC in a settlement

Employees at three overseas call centers sold hundreds of thousands of AT&T customer records, including names and Social Security numbers, to criminals who attempted to use the customer information to unlock stolen mobile phones, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said.

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