Identity Theft – Better worry about the Utilities

Well this is a scary thought – employees at utilities companies, government agencies, and other companies just looking through your account information. While the article focuses on Milwaukee-based WE Energies, I should imagine that the practice is very common-place.

The IRS took 219 disciplinary actions, including firings and suspensions, against employees who browsed through confidential taxpayer information last year, according to the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Information. That was more than double the number the previous year.

Worker Snooping on Customer Data Common