Microsoft files 117 phishing lawsuits

Friday, 1 April 2005, 8:04 AM EST

Microsoft on Thursday filed 117 civil lawsuits against alleged phishers trying to scam Microsoft customers out of personal information such as credit card numbers.

The lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, seek to identify large-scale scam operations and recover damages from so-called phishing operations.

By Grant Gross at InfoWorld.

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