UK: Crash details sold by Aviva manager to cold callers

As I’ve reported in the past, Aviva has had a few data breaches involving insiders improperly accessing and then selling customer data.  A rogue employee involved in such conduct back in 2012 and 2013 is now in court. Sean Poulter reports:

A court was told yesterday how Matthew Cooper, 28, abused his position as a manager in Aviva’s bodily injury claims department to access claimants’ records. Cooper, from Wythenshawe, near Manchester, received a total of £22,000. He admitted fraud by abuse of position.

He was in the dock with Oliver Simpson, 32, from Manchester, a social contact, who made more than £35,000 by selling the personal details of Aviva customers to the claims management company.

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