September 27, 2021
Scam/Fraud

T-Mobile hit with class-action lawsuits over data breach — Scam Guards

T-Mobile has been hit with a pair of class-action lawsuits in Washington federal court as the number of current and former customers impacted by a cyberattack against the telecommunications giant grows. 

T-MOBILE’S DATA BREACH: WHAT CUSTOMERS NEED TO KNOW

One of the lawsuits, Espanoza v. T-Mobile USA, accuses T-Mobile of putting plaintiffs and class-action members at “considerable risk” due to the company’s failure to adequately protect its customers as a result of negligent conduct.

“Armed with the Private Information accessed in the Data Breach, data thieves can commit a variety of crimes, including but not limited to fraudulently applying for unemployment benefits, opening new financial accounts in Class Members’ names, taking out loans in Class Members’ names, using Class Members’…

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