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Dusseldorf due to data scandal. The Telekom already had several bad privacy scandals, now the main competitor from Düsseldorf is tuned. Many customers were cheated by pushing incorrect contracts. Interesting: Vodafone offered a whistle to the misuse of customer data first 200,000 euros. After the more wanted, Vodafone filed a display due to blackmail.
(RKY) at Vodafone Germany extends a scandal due to fraud at thousands of customers by now terminated partner companies: The Düsseldorfer company made the copying of sensitive personal data easy, because it saved customer information much too bad, the "mirror" reported on Friday . The Federal Data Protection Officer checks whether Vodafone violated the Data Protection Regulation, which confirmed the authority upon request. Theoretically a fine threatens four percent of sales, which would be around 460 million euros - but such a high amount is unlikely.
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core of the affair is that in computer systems of Vodafone shops that the company operate from franchise partners, tens of thousands of information such as account details or signatures were easily accessible. This makes it easier for many people to subsequent contracts that had never wanted to manipulate contracts to their disadvantage or to offer records for purchase. Almost all cases played in NRW, many severely disabled people were damaged. In three months, the "mirror", supervisor, 38 contracts, which had allegedly completed people from NRW.
Vodafone explained that one had "hard and immediately" reacted, 15 criminal matches refunded and 53 store locals closed.
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Many references to the abuses came from an ex-shop manager from Gladbeck, reports the "mirror". Vodafone admits, one offered the man 200,000 euros when he render more information, but he rejected that. However, when he demanded a much higher sum - the "mirror" reported by 900,000 euros - they have been displayed for attempted extortion. "He threatened to publish sensitive customer data and trade secrets, unless paid," says Vodafone.
The problems are not over. The technical revision of an internal system is still not finished, the Group acknowledged. In addition, the review of the entire affair is still: "We have consistently tested for so far conspicuous partners. Further evaluations are currently. "The informant threatens with further revelations.
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