Barclays employee fined £3k for illegally accessing customer data

Matthew Finnegan reports:

A Barclays Bank employee has received a fine of £3,360 for illegally accessing customer data.

Jennifer Addo, 27, was prosecuted under section 55 of the Data Protection Act for 23 offences, including passing on details of a customer’s children.

The bank was initially alerted when the customer contacted the bank to report that information taken from his account was passed on to his partner at the time.

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