Global Times reports that an employee at Chinese delivery company YTO Express was recently arrested for allegedly selling YTO customers' data online (h/t DataBreaches.net).

The woman, surnamed Wang, was arrested on October 15, 2013.

Wang, who had access to customer information as part of her job, allegedly sold her user name and pasword to another suspect, surnamed Xu, for 500 Yuan (approximately $82) per month. Xu then allegedly sold stolen customer data to a Web site for 0.8 Yuan per person. The site then offered the data for sale for 0.9 Yuan per person.


The stolen data included names, phone numbers and addresses.

Xu and five people who ran the Web site selling the data have also been arrested.

Global Times asked a YTO press officer what the company is doing to secure its customers' personal data following the incident, but was unable to get a response.

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