Monday, July 6, 2009

Snoopers ‘spied’ on Deutsche Bank staff

LondonEveningStandard

Deutsche Bank was today alleged to have hired private detectives to spy on its employees, including a member of the supervisory board.

Senior managers and shareholders were also victims of the snooping which included females hired to approach men in bars “to find personal weaknesses of certain shareholders”.

The German financial watchdog BaFin has been informed and will launch a probe.

The revelations in the magazine Der Spiegel today come after the bank launched an internal inquiry at the end of May into potential breaches of data privacy law.

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