RESTON,Sprint Nextel has sued a second company, alleging that it operates web sites that “fraudulently obtain and sell wireless customer call detail records”.
The suite was filed in Florida against All Star Investigations. Sprint Nextel said the firm is “believed to own and/or operate web sites” that obtain and sell customer records.
On Jan. 27, Sprint Nextel sued First Source Information Specialists.
“The schemes perpetrated by these online data brokers are intolerable and our intent is to put an end to these practices,” said Kent Nakamura, vice president for telecom management and chief privacy officer for Sprint Nextel. “Ensuring the highest quality customer service is at the very core of our business. These online data brokers attempt to manipulate our customer service resources and detract from service provided to legitimate customers.”
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