According to the lawsuit Susan lawyers has filed in the Eastern District of California Court. The lawsuit states that, In March 2013 Susan Harvey bought her first Android Phone. After powering on her phone, Susan was asked to provide a Google e-mail address or sign on using a Google e-mail address.
She signed on using her prior Google e-mail address. Subsequently, the Android operating system prompted Susan to provide payment information in order for her to receive updates regarding her phone. Susan complied by providing the debit/banking information for her checking account with Bank of America.
The lawsuit claims that the Susan Harvey’s account information was directly stolen by hacker from Google servers. Because the credentials can only be accessed other than a compromise from Google’s end.
In August 2014 Susan upgraded to new Android phone attempting to recover another application she had purchased in 2013, for downloading onto a second phone. Susan logged on to her Google account through her computer, and was notified through her Google dashboard that there were one-hundred and nine (109) transactions on her account.
Upon clicking on the appropriate tab on Google’s website, Plaintiff was shocked to find approximately six-hundred and fifty (650) listed transactions, the majority of which were unrecognizable to Susan, and certainly not transactions conducted by Susan.
There are no comments so far from both parties over the Lawsuit. Google spokespersons are quiet over this lawsuit and Susan Harvey’s lawyers are also out of reach right now.
Susan Harvey is accusing the tech giant of a litany of charges including – Violation of Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Negligence, Invasion of Privacy, Violation of California Data Breach Act, Violation of California Unfair Competition Law. Susan’s lawyers are demanding a Jury trial and award of monetary damages.