USAA Must Face Lawsuit Over Driver’s License Disclosures
Samantha Hawkins reports:
United Services Automobile Association must face claims that it disclosed individuals’ driver’s license numbers to cybercriminals, after a federal judge in Manhattan refused to dismiss the suit.
Vincent Doland and Christine Mapes sued the insurance company under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act and New York State General Business Law, claiming that cybercriminals used their personal information—stolen from other sources—to create USAA accounts and steal their driver’s license numbers, which were automatically disclosed to them.
Doland and Mapes maintain they were never members of USAA.
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