Bank of Ireland investigates allegation of another stolen laptop

Bank of Ireland confirmed this evening it is investigating another allegation of a stolen laptop.

It's understood the laptop was stolen in Co Kildare in 2001, and contained details of several thousand life assurance customers.

It's also understood that although the theft was reported to line management at the bank, customers were not informed.

In a statement released this evening, Bank of Ireland said it would like to reassure customers that the risk level of any data from seven years ago being used for fraudulent purposes is extremely remote.


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