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Major data breach at Victoria Mutual Wealth Management

 

Victoria Mutual Wealth Management says that it is reviewing its systems following a major data breach at the financial institution.
 
The company says the personal information of  more than 5,000  clients was inadvertently sent out in an email attachment to about 200 people on Thursday night.
 
The email detailed the names, addresses, telephone numbers, taxpayer registration numbers, investment account number and email addresses of  the company's clients.
 
Chief  Executive Officer of  VMBS, Courtney Campbell, says the breach was caused by human error and he does not believe the information released can be used to commit identify theft.
 
He says persons seeking to access the accounts would need more information than has been released . 
 
He added that  Victoria Mutual Wealth Management has been contacting persons to which the email was sent urging them to delete the information.


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