Kr: Samsung Card asks police to investigate employee for data leak

Samsung Card Co., one of South Korea’s largest credit card firms, has asked the police to investigate an employee on charges of leaking the personal data of its customers, an industry source said Monday.

According to the source, Samsung Card discovered through an internal investigation that customers’ data including their names and mobile phone numbers were leaked. The company turned the case over to police last month.

“We detected a security breach in July and found out one of our staff was involved in the incident. We filed a complaint against him,” an official from Samsung Card said.

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