Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Financal Services Insider Sold Customer IDs

A Kansas man, while employed as an operations manager of a consumer finance company, stole customers' personally identifiable information (PII) and credit card numbers. He has been sentenced to three years in prison.

He used various employee credentials to login to his employer's databases and transfer account numbers and information including customers’ names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers in exchange for Bitcoins.

"he sold the account numbers in batches of 40 for $1,000."
- US Secret Service investigators."
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(a) Olathe Man Sentenced in G.E. Consumer Finance Computer Fraud Charge - www.InfoZine.com, 11/06/2014

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