**Ms. McCants' former life partner paid AT&T employees $300 to access her phone contacts and messages which resulted in his outrage and severely attacked Ms. McCants in her home. **
11/4/20 Update Minute entry was made by the Clerk before Honorable Franklin U. Valderrama on plaintiff's Notice of Dismissal  and pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1)(A)(i), this case is dismissed with prejudice, with each party to bear their own attorneys' fees and costs. Defendant's motion to dismiss  is terminated and a telephonic hearing set for 11/10/2020 is stricken. Civil case terminated.
Status Update as of 11/3/20 Plaintiff filed a notice of voluntary dismissal.
Status Update as of 5/4/20 Plaintiff filed an amended complaint.
Status Update as of 4/24/20 Plaintiff filed the complaint
The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) occurs when one acts abominably or outrageously with intent to cause another to suffer severe emotional distress, such as issuing the threat of future harm.
Intrusion on seclusion is one of the four privacy torts created under U.S. common law. Intrusion on seclusion is commonly thought to be the bread-and-butter claim for an "invasion of privacy."
North Carolina enacted the Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“UDTPA”), N.C. Gen. Stat § 75-1.1, to benefit consumers, but “its protections extend to businesses in appropriate situations.” Creating a private cause of action for consumers was the Act’s primary purpose. Also, the statute was enacted “to provide a civil means to maintain ethical standards of dealings between persons engaged in business and the consuming public” within North Carolina because “other legal remedies were inadequate or ineffective.” It applies to dealings between buyers and sellers at all levels of commerce.
Negligent supervision is a cause of action in United States tort law which arises where one party ("the entrustor") is held liable for negligence because they negligently provided another party ("the entrustee") with a dangerous instrumentality, and the entrusted party caused injury to a third party with that instrumentality. The cause of action most frequently arises where one person allows another to drive their automobile.
The Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S. Code § 2702, prohibits “a person or entity providing an electronic communication service to the public” from “knowingly divulg[ing] to any person or entity the contents of a communication while in electronic storage by that service.
Negligence is defined as a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances. The behavior usually consists of actions, but can also consist of omissions when there is some duty to act (e.g., a duty to help victims of one's previous conduct).
Mr. Shapiro claims AT&T employees took bribes from hackers and gave them control of his mobile account 4 times over the course of one year. Mr. Shapiro also claims that the hackers then used their control over his mobile account to take control of his personal and digital finance accounts and steal more than $1.9 million from him.
Mr. Terpin claims that AT&T allowed an illegal sim swap to occur after an imposter posing as Mr. Terpin obtained Mr. Terpin’s telephone number from an insider cooperating with the hacker without the AT&T store employee requiring him to present valid identification or to give Mr. Terpin’s required password.
Mr. Williams claims that AT&T employees gave hackers control over his mobile account and phone number through an unauthorized SIM swap, and because of that, the hackers were able to take control of his personal and financial accounts, steal his cryptocurrency, and destroy his business, all resulting in the loss of Mr. Williams’ $2 million investment.
Mr. James Chen claims that AT&T employees gave unauthorized access to hackers in a sim swap which allowed the hackers to steal $764,168.00 from his bank accounts. The hackers then created a new cryptocurrency account, purchased cryptocurrency using the stolen money for themselves.
The People of the State of California alleges that Nicholas Truglia knowingly accessed data, a computer, computer system, and computer network in order to commit fraud and steal identity and cash from multiple victims.
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