Ex-worker Leaks Employee Info at American Express, Triggering Concerns Over Identity Theft

  • American Express acknowledges that a former employee has accidentally accessed employee data, due to an error by a third-party payroll company.
  • Though the company assures that no payment or bank data was leaked, names, addresses, payment histories might have been accessed, prompting Amex to offer two years of identity theft protection.
  • American Express has not yet disclosed the number of affected employees or the exact nature of the disclosed data.
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