Aug 162011
 August 16, 2011  Posted by  Business, Court

Dan McCue reports:

AT&T claims two Utah men defrauded it by breaking into its caller-ID system with auto-dialers to steal valuable customer data through “hundreds of millions of ‘spoofed’ telephone calls.” They probably used the stolen information for telemarketing, AT&T says.

In a federal complaint in Dallas, AT&T and its subsidiaries claim that Phil Iverson and Chris J. Gose masterminded the scam, acting, or claiming to act, on behalf of co-defendants CCI Communications, Feature Films for Families, and Blue Skye, among others.

AT&T claims the men used an auto-dialing program to repeatedly and deliberately place “spoofed” calls to landline and wireless customers.

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