The four major wireless telecommunication companies in the U.S. have just been hit with massive class action lawsuit.
The suit that AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all violated customers’ privacy by to third party brokers. In turn, these brokers would then sell the data to bounty hunters, bail bondsmen, debt collectors, and middlemen.
The complaint that the four biggest U.S. mobile carriers violated federal communications law by sharing phone numbers, geolocation data, and other account information. The class action covers approximately 300 million customers ranging from April 30, 2015 and February 15, 2019 spread out between the four companies.