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Personal info on more than 70,000 posted online by debt sellers

2014/11/14

Softpedia - (International) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against debt collection companies Cornerstone and Company, LLC of Riverside, California, and Bayview Solutions, LLC, of St. Petersburg, Florida, for allegedly leaving the personally identifiable information (PII) of over 70,000 customers online on a publicly accessible Web site. The FTC stated that the Excel spreadsheets included bank account numbers, payment card numbers, debt amounts, dates of birth, and other information and that the files were downloaded more than 500 times.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Personal-Info-on-More-than-70-000-Posted-Online-By-Debt-Sellers-464909.shtml

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