CN: Data leak traced to YTO employee

Jiang Yabin reports:

A YTO Express employee has been arrested for selling the express delivery company’s customer information to an online dealer, local media reported Thursday.

The suspect, surnamed Wang, who was arrested on October 15, is awaiting charges of illegally selling personal information, including names, telephone numbers and addresses, said a prosecutor surnamed Yin with the Qingpu District People’s Prosecutor’s Office.

Wang, who worked at YTO’s office in Tianjin, had access to the company’s database of customer information, according to a news report on Shanghai Television Station (STV). With her username and password, Wang could obtain regularly updated personal information of customers from around the country.

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