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Ex-Morgan Stanley Broker Really Did Just Steal Client Information

So, uh...can we consider this one water under the bridge?
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An honest-ish broker.

Galen Marsh did not, as it turns out, take about 1,000 of the 350,000 customer profiles he stole from the company and post them on the internet. He merely made that unfortunate event (more?) possible by putting said information on an (arguably?) less-secure system than Morgan Stanley’s, namely, his laptop. Can he have his job back now? No?

Federal authorities are looking into the possibility that hackers, potentially from overseas, broke into Mr. Marsh’s laptop and took the customer information that was offered for sale online in December, said the people, who did not want to be identified because the investigation was not completed….

“Based on the facts as they are unfolding, there really is no longer a reason to consider Mr. Marsh as being responsible for the information being posted on the Internet,” Mr. Gottlieb said.

Hackers May Have Taken Customer Data From Morgan Stanley Broker [DealBook]