AT&T paying $25M to settle US action over data breaches

April 8, 2015 5:46 PM

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AT&T is paying $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines that compromised customer data for some 280,000 U.S. customer accounts.

The Federal Communications Commission announced the action Wednesday. It was the agency's largest privacy and data-security enforcement action to date.

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