Banks urged to check up on offshore security

Friday, 24 June 2005, 1:18 AM EST

The call comes in the wake of a Sun newspaper investigation that has revealed that customer details, including bank accounts, passport numbers, mobile numbers and even medical records, can be bought from poorly paid Indian call centre workers for small amounts of cash.

The paper reported that its investigator was able to buy financial details of 1,000 people for only £3 a time.

By Antony Savvas at ComputerWeekly.

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