[ISN] Swindler swipes ID of bank boss

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 02:09:56 -0500 (CDT)

Investigative Reporter
The Sun
20 Aug 2008

THE boss of banking giant HBOS has had HIS accounts frozen after a thief 
stole his ID and withdrew thousands in cash.

Staff broke the news to shocked chief executive Andy Hornby when he was 
on holiday after one twigged.

Fraud investigators are now scouring his accounts to work out how much 
was nicked.

The thief is believed to have got hold of one of Hornby’s old bank 
statements, using it to pose as the £1million-a-year bank chief.

He stole at least £7,000 in one day.


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