AT&T announced plans to reward individuals with information leading to the arrest of cable cutters.
Wired PR News – Dallas based AT&T Corp. will offer a $250,000 reward to someone who provides them with information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who have cut fiber-optic cables of customers in California. As reported by the Dallas Business Journal, the company made the announcement Friday, increasing the award amount substantially from their initial $100,000 offering.
AT&T President and Chief Executive of operations John Stankey is quoted in the report as stating of the matter, “We have zero tolerance for any criminal who would attack our network and the many customers — both consumers and businesses — who depend on the services the network delivers…We are aggressively working with law enforcement authorities to see that those responsible for this willful act are apprehended and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
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