Axa Wealth apologises for advised clients data breach

Peter Walker reports:

Axa Wealth has apologised to two financial advisers after statements giving full details of their clients’ investments and account information were sent to another investor, in what has been described as an “embarrassing” blunder.

Included within the half-yearly account update sent to a client of Neal Hall, chartered financial planner at London-based IFA firm Atherton York, were statements relating to clients of chartered financial planner Filip Slipaczek and independent financial adviser Colin Tate.

The documents included acount information including the Elevate account number, names and addresses, as well as details on the value of holdings in cash and across various product wrappers, specific underlying fund investments and orders to buy or sell investments and charges.

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