Friday, 6 January 2017

Florida Man sues Verizon for letting him commit identity theft


A Florida inmate is suing Verizon Wireless after he used one of the telco's stores to commit identity theft.

James Leslie Kelly, who is serving a prison term in the US state for grand theft and criminal use of personal information, is seeking $72m in damages from the telecom giant. He claims a Verizon shop in Highlands County was negligent when it allowed him to steal another man's identity.