Friday, April 07, 2006

Former outsourcing employees arrested for theft using personal information

Canadian police have today arrested two former employees of a prominent outsourcing company who allegedly used personal information on holders of Canada Savings Bonds to defraud the Bank of Canada of around $100,000. The company is the data processor for the Bank and the employees are said to have used data obtained on the job. The leads that led to the arrest came from the company itself.

See: CBC News: Thieves use CSB database to steal $100,000.

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