AT&T Sues Alleged Data Miners In Caller ID Scam

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 8:04 PM EDT) -- Subsidiaries of AT&T Inc. sued two men Friday in Texas for allegedly data mining millions of customer names and phone numbers using a caller ID spoofing scam.

Several regional AT&T units claim that Phil Iverson and Chris J. Gose, both from Utah, leased dozens of phone lines and hacked AT&T's caller ID system to link AT&T customers' numbers with their names. The company says the alleged scam cost it at least $6.5 million.

“Over at least the past five years, defendants have repeatedly and deliberately abused...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Southwestern Bell Telephone Company et al v. Iverson et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


Reed C O'Connor

Date Filed

August 11, 2011

Law Firms


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.