Data protection — not just the responsibility of the employer

One bank employee is going to be on Santa’s naughty list this year after a court found her guilty of data protection offences earlier this month. An employee of a leading high street bank has been fined after she was found to have unlawfully accessed bank statements of her partner’s ex-wife. The employee misused her security access rights by accessing her partner’s ex-wife’s bank account, viewing her bank statements and relaying them to her partner.

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