Feb 092012
 
 February 9, 2012  Breaches, Business, Court

MIAMI — The law firm of Berger Singerman has filed a lawsuit (Case # 12-01595CA24) on behalf Rebecca Illingworth against Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne Resort for disclosing confidential information of Illingworth, who had been a guest at the resort in March 2011.

Illingworth and her minor son stayed at the Key Biscayne Ritz-Carlton during the Sony Ericsson Tennis Tournament in Key Biscayne running from March 21-24, 2011. The lawsuit contends that Illingworth’s former husband contacted Marriott Hotels, the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne’s parent company, and obtained a copy of Illingworth’s and her minor child’s billing folio. According to court documents her former husband used the information in a pending custody dispute.

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne’s reservation policy states that the Ritz-Carlton, and its parent, Marriott Hotels, do not permit the sale or transfer of personally identifiable information to entities outside the Marriott family of companies and hotels.

Read more of the law firm’s press release in The Sun Herald.

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