Woman accuses Bank of Ireland of providing estranged father with financial data he used to stalk her

The court was told that confidential financial data obtained from Bank of Ireland was used as an ‘instrument of oppression’

In her statement of claim, the woman said she became aware of the access to her banking data after her father sent her an email in March 2017

A woman has taken a High Court action against Bank of Ireland alleging that it allowed her estranged father to stalk her using confidential banking data.

She alleges that her father used data obtained from a Bank of Ireland transaction history report, which detailed specific ATM use, to trace her whereabouts in Spain and England.

A lawyer for the woman told the High Court that the release of the confidential information by Bank of Ireland ...