T-Mobile, customers diverge on forum to transfer data breach suits

Shannon Stapleton reports:

T-Mobile US Inc is supporting a plaintiffs’ bid to centralize in one federal district court almost 30 lawsuits filed by customers over a recent massive data breach, but suggested a different venue due to a “dire” judge shortage.

T-Mobile’s filing on Tuesday came in response to the motion filed last month by plaintiffs in one lawsuit urging the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to centralize and transfer the data breach cases to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

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This is separate from the investigation that the Massachusetts Attorney General announced.

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