Former RAC employee sentenced to prison for selling personal data to claims management firm

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Former RAC employee sentenced to prison after selling personal data to claims management firm
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Former RAC employee sentenced to prison after selling personal data to claims management firm

The ICO says such acts could lead to a prison sentence for those responsible

Manchester Crown Court has sentenced a former RAC employee to eight months' imprisonment, suspended for two years, for unlawfully obtaining personal data of motorists from RAC's systems and selling it...

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