American Express Customer Info Accessed by Employee for Possible Fraud


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An American Express employee is being investigated for accessing card holder information and potentially using it to open accounts at other financial institutions.

Starting on September 30th, 2019, American Express began sending out data breach notifications to cardholder members whose information was fraudulently accessed by an employee.

According to this notification, an employee was accessing the information for cardholders and potentially using it to perform identity theft by fraudulently opening accounts at other financial institutions.

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