A Colorado bail bondsman coaxed Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon into providing him with the location data of bail jumpers through illegal phony calls, The Daily Beast reports. Matthew Marre posed as law enforcement when he contacted the phone carriers, which were told Marre was a member of the Colorado Public Safety Task Force dealing with an emergency that required location data on certain individuals. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., a privacy critic of phone carriers, took issue with the carriers' part in Marre's case. "If true, these allegations would mark a new low in the ongoing scandal of wireless carriers sharing Americans’ location data without our knowledge or consent," Wyden said in a statement.
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