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Customer Says Best Buy Workers Are Snoops

MT. CLEMENS, Mich. (CN) - Best Buy employees posted suggestive photos on a pornographic website they took from a customer's cellphone, the woman claims in court.

Jane Doe sued Best Buy Stores in Macomb County Court.

She says she took her cellphone to Best Buy for service on March 22, picked it up five days later.

"On the morning of April 5, 2013, plaintiff woke up to find 67 new Facebook friend requests, and they continued to climb to 300+ new friend requests by the end of the day," she says in the complaint.

"Plaintiff received a phone call from a friend saying that she was a on a website called," the complaint states.

"Plaintiff went to the website, where she found the six suggestive photographs of herself, including a nude photo of her breast, which had been on her phone."

The website, whose operators are not a party to the complaint, allows users to post sexually explicit photos. Pictures are organized by state and the subjects identified by name and city.

Doe claims the only place where those photos existed were on her phone.

She claims there was no need for Best Buy employees to look at them to repair her phone, that they invaded her privacy by posting the photos, and that Best Buy negligently allowed them to do it.

She claims the posting of her photos caused her depression, embarrassment, anxiety and lost earnings.

She seeks punitive damages.

She is represented by Scott Batey, of Bingham Falls, Mich.


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