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Customers Sue Countrywide Financial Over Theft And Sale Of Personal Data
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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 12 April 2010 18:19

From Dark Reading

Class-action suit seeks $20 million as well as answers about company's involvement
Customers of Countrywide Financial have filed a class-action lawsuit over the 2008 data breach that enabled company insiders to steal and sell their personal information.



According to a Courthouse News Service report, the class-action lawsuit on behalf of 16 plaintiffs seeks $20 million in damages, plus punitive damages.

The data theft, originally attributed to a single employee working over a two-year-period, exposed tens of thousands of customer records.

 

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