Verizon Gave Phone Data to Armed Stalker Who Posed as Cop Over Email
The data transfer is a massive failure by Verizon, which fell for a low quality scam that may have put someone’s physical safety in danger.
By Joseph Cox
This article was produced in collaboration with 404 Media, a new independent technology investigations site.
The FBI investigated a man who allegedly posed as a police officer in emails and phone calls to trick Verizon to hand over phone data belonging to a specific person that the suspect met on the dati…