California Company fires woman After she deletes Tracking device from company Issued Phone

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Myrna Arias, the Plaintiff and former sales executive from Intermex a money transfer service has sued the company. She is accusing her boss of firing her shortly after she uninstalled the Xora app she and her colleagues were required to use. 

She is suing the southern California firm for $500,000 alleging invasion of privacy, unfair business practices and tracking her during her off time. 

Arias de-installed the application from her issued smart phone in April of last year just before she was fired from her Job that paid just over $7k monthly.  She was fired on 5 May 2014 in what she calls a retaliatory action by Intermex. 

Arstechnica broke the story, we will keep you up to date on the events that follow.  

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