Sberbank unveils further details of investigation into data leakage concerning credit card accounts of clients

Oct 07, 2019

October 7, 2019, Moscow - In an earlier statement Sberbank announced the completion of an internal investigation that helped identify the culprit, who is now in the hands of law enforcement agencies.

The bank's Security Service and law enforcement agencies retrieved the stolen data and gathered evidence of the crime.

Additionally, it was revealed that the employee who commited the crime sold in total the data of 5,000 credit card clients of Sberbank's Urals Bank to a criminal group  in the Darknet in late September. A significant portion of the data is outdated or inactive.

The credit cards were reissued and the clients' funds are safe.