Scandal of the high street banks
When these two men searched bin bags outside Britiain's high street banks they unearthed confidential information on more than 5,000 customers. In rubbish which anyone could rifle through they found unused chequebooks, unexpired debit cards, statements and a branch's security codes. The banks say they shred these secret and personal records. They are wrong. It's open season for Britain's crooks, as Punch reveals...
 
 

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