Id: Telkomsel Employee Arrested for Data Theft

Farouk Arnaz and Heru Andriyanto report on an incident in Indonesia:

A man who works at the customer service unit of state-owned telecommunication company Telkomsel was arrested for allegedly stealing personal data of social media sensation Denny Siregar, police said on Friday.

The suspect is identified by initials F.P.H., 27, who works at Telkomsel’s Grapari office in Surabaya, East Java.

“He has access to personal data of Telkomsel customers,” Chief Comr. Reinhard Hutagaol, a senior investigator at the National Police’s cyber crime unit, told reporters in Jakarta.

He said the suspect is an outsourced worker at Grapari with limited access to the company’s data server.

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