Finally, Brokers Get Sued for Selling Private Phone Records
Posted on Jan 23, 2006
Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois has become the first state to sue an information broker for obtaining cell phone records and selling them on the Internet, according to a spokeswoman for Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
The lawsuit accuses Florida-based 1st Source Information Specialists Inc. and its directors, Kenneth W. Gorman and Steven Schwartz, of using fraud to persuade telephone companies to release phone calling lists, said Melissa Merz, a spokeswoman for Madigan. | story