Litigation to mount from S Korean credit card data theft

[SEOUL] The theft of personal information from more than 100 million South Korean credit cards and accounts, reportedly including those of President Park Geun Hye and UN chief Ban Ki Moon, has ignited a storm of anger and litigation against credit firms.

Worried Koreans yesterday packed into branches of one of the banks hit by the theft to ensure that their money was safe, while lawyers said that 130 people joined a class action suit against their credit card providers in what is expected to be the...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to