HSBC offering customers credit monitoring services after rogue employee stole and misused their information

HSBC is offering some customers five years’ worth of free credit monitoring service after learning that a rogue employee had been improperly accessing customer information since early this year. The offer of extended services was for those who information had been accessed multiple times. Others were offered 1 year of free services.

You can read their November 29th report to New Hampshire here (pdf).  At the time of the report, HSBC was aware of three cases where the data had been misused.

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