Citigroup Data Theft Hits 90,000 Consumers In Japan

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- City Cards Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc., announced Friday that personal information belonging to more than 90,000 credit card customers had been illegally sold to a third party — the second customer information breach the multinational financial services provider has experienced this summer.

CCJ said the compromised information included account numbers, names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, genders and opening account dates. Security information such as personal identification numbers and card security codes were not compromised, according to the statement.

“While the risk...
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