OSEC

Neohapsis is currently accepting applications for employment. For more information, please visit our website www.neohapsis.com or email hr@neohapsis.com
[Dataloss] MN: Stolen mortgage info led to spree

From: kirniki (kirnikigmail.com)
Date: Sat Jan 30 2010 - 21:28:19 CST


http://www.startribune.com/local/west/83046182.html?elr=KArksi8cyaiUHK:uUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUU

Jason Alan Tauer worked for Ameriquest Mortgage Company as a mortgage
associate for only six weeks.

Turned out to be a pretty fruitful month and a half for Tauer -- and a
pretty costly one to nearly 100 people and several financial
institutions. Using personal information he lifted from the mortgage
applications of nearly 100 people -- as well as mail and even items
taken from gym lockers of a couple of hundred more -- Tauer eventually
stole more than $150,000 from at least eight banks.

[..]
_______________________________________________
Dataloss Mailing List (datalossdatalossdb.org)
Archived at http://seclists.org/dataloss/

Get business, compliance, IT and security staff on the same page with
CREDANT Technologies: The Shortcut Guide to Understanding Data Protection
from Four Critical Perspectives. The eBook begins with considerations
important to executives and business leaders.
http://www.credant.com/campaigns/ebook-chpt-one-web.php