Back to Insights
SunTrust Banks Discloses Insider Theft of Customers’ Personal Data
April 20, 2018 | Insider Threats
On April 20, 2018, SunTrust Banks Inc., announced
that it is investigating a former employee who is alleged to have printed out the personal data of 1.5 million customers and potentially tried to share it with a “criminal third party." SunTrust, the 12th largest U.S. commercial bank by assets, stated that the potentially compromised information includes the names, addresses, account balances and phone numbers of customers. Affected customers have been notified and the alleged theft did not appear to include user IDs, passwords or Social Security numbers.