Thursday, July 30, 2015

Financial Services Employee Stole Customer IDs for Fraud

A now former employee of a financial services company has been "charged with making identity information available for fraudulent purposes."

Allegedly, this Toronto man provided customers' identity information to counterfeiters. Police have advised customers who may be victims of these identity thefts to wait for the financial services company to contact them.

"police have charged a man suspected of selling people's ID information."
- City News
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Sources:
(a) Toronto man arrested following identity theft investigation - www.CityNews.com, 07/29/201506

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