By Elinor Mills
November 17, 2009
T-Mobile workers sold personal data on thousands of customers to third
parties who then called the individuals as their wireless contracts were
due to expire, a T-Mobile spokesman has confirmed.
T-Mobile notified England's Information Commission, the watchdog agency
responsible for safeguarding consumer privacy, and said the activity was
done "without our knowledge," according to the BBC.
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham told the news agency his
office will prosecute the individuals responsible.
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