Washington sues Motel 6 for giving guest information to U.S.

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Washington sues Motel 6 for giving guest information to U.S.

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson addresses a news conference Wednesday in Seattle, announcing that his office is suing Motel 6. Ferguson said that the budget hotel disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law. He said the motel divulged to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement the names, dates of birth, license plate numbers and room numbers of more than 9,000 guests at six locations throughout the state, violating the state’s consumer protection law thousands of times by violating the privacy of its guests.

Washington sues Motel 6 for giving guest information to U.S.

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson addresses a news conference Wednesday in Seattle, announcing that his office is suing Motel 6. Ferguson said that the budget hotel disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law. He said the motel divulged to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement the names, dates of birth, license plate numbers and room numbers of more than 9,000 guests at six locations throughout the state, violating the state’s consumer protection law thousands of times by violating the privacy of its guests.
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