Think The Pretexting Firms Are Running Scared?
from the looks-that-way dept
With so much attention on the practice of "pretexting" following the HP board spying scandal, do you think the companies involved in the practice are running scared? One of the firms that was charged by the FTC back in May for selling people's phone and credit card records (obtained by pretending to be them) has decided that it would be wise to settle, and give up all the money they earned from doing it. Though, it's worth noting, in this case, apparently that's only $2,700. Considering how much attention pretexting has received, it's interesting to see that, for at least one firm in the space, it didn't appear to be very lucrative.