HBOS compromises ID info on 62,000 customers

EDINBURGH - As many as two-thirds of Bank of Scotland's mortgage customers have had their personal details compromised and potentially exposed to identity fraudsters, after a computer disk was lost in the mail.

The CD-ROM had details of their names, addresses, date of birth and mortgage account numbers held on it, but did not contain any information pertaining to bank account or personal identification numbers.

The disk was in the mail as per standard procedure when the bank updates its customer

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