Employee fined by ICO for taking client records with him to rival firm

Sooraj Shah
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Employee fined by ICO for taking client records with him to rival firm

Mark Lloyd was fined £300 and ordered to pay £435 in other costs for breaking the law

A former waste disposal employee who left his job, taking information about previous clients with him, has been prosecuted and fined by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). Mark Lloyd wa...

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