A word of advice if you have an account with Rocky Mountain Bank in Wyoming: get your money out of there. Not only will they be careless enough to mishandle your sensitive information, they’ll be stupid enough to sue a third party for their own mistake.
A Wyoming bank sent an e-mail containing sensitive customer data to the wrong Gmail account, and now wants Google to reveal the identity of the account holder who received the data.
According to a court document in the case, in August a customer of the Rocky Mountain Bank asked a bank employee to send certain loan statements to a representative of the customer. The employee, however, inadvertently sent the e-mail to the wrong Gmail address. Additionally, the employee had attached a sensitive file to the e-mail that should not have been sent at all.
As if that weren’t bad enough, they’ll be deceptive enough to try and cover up the whole mess. [Read more…]