High Street banks leaving customer info on the pavement

Wednesday, 14 March 2007, 2:58 PM EST

The Information Commissioner has told 11 UK banks to stop dumping customers' statements in bins on the pavement outside branches.

Consumer advocates complained to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) that identity thieves might be rifling through the rubbish bags for people's personal details.

At The Register.

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