Jul 292010
 
 July 29, 2010  Business, Court

Paula Reed Ward reports:

The police chief for Industry filed a lawsuit against AT&T Mobility recently, claiming the company improperly released his cell phone records to his wife.

Garold Ray Miller filed the claim for invasion of privacy in Beaver County last month, but it was moved to federal court on Tuesday.

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Mr. Miller’s wife was not named on the account, Mr. Floro said, and should not have had access to it.

Marty Richter, a spokesman for AT&T, would not comment on the pending litigation.

Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

In some, but not all, respects, this case is similar to one in Canada where a woman is suing Rogers for bundling her cellphone into a family plan without her consent.  Her husband discovered she had been involved with someone after looking at the cellphone records.

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