A Verizon Wireless technician has plead guilty to a federal hacking charge related to selling customer data over a number of years. As Ars Technica discovered, the technician, Daniel Eugene Traeger, was selling customer location and calling data to a private investigator between 2009 and 2014.
He now faces a prison sentence of up to five years.
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According to the plea deal found by Ars, Traeger was selling customer calling and location data to the private investigator on request:
"The Defendant accessed customer call records by logging into Verizon's MARS system.
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