UK: Bank details of thousands of Lloyds’s customers stolen from insurer

Hilary Osborne reports:

Bank details of thousands of Lloyds Premier account customers have been taken from an insurer, and customers have been warned to take out cover against fraud.

Some Premier Banking customers who had emergency cover from Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) through their paid-for accounts between 2006 and 2012 have been told that personal information including their account details and sort codes are on a storage device that went missing in the summer.

The insurer became aware of the theft at the end of July, and informed police and regulators. Lloyds has written to the affected customers to warn of the breach.

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