Stalking case leads Bank of Ireland to tighten access to customer data
A woman launched High Court proceedings against the bank after her estranged father had been able to use ATM information to locate her in Spain and England
Bank of Ireland had to alter its IT system to “further restrict” access to confidential financial information after a woman alleged that the lender had allowed her estranged father to stalk her using banking data.
The woman alleges that her father obtained data from a Bank of Ireland transaction history report, which detailed specific ATM use, to trace her whereabouts in Spain and England.
Jim Garvey, a business partner at the bank, told the woman ...