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Lost ABN AMRO data has been recovered

Info on 2 million customers had been lost in transit
Published on Dec 22, 2005

ABN AMRO Mortgage Group said Wednesday that a computer tape containing data of approximately 2 million residential mortgage customers that was lost in transit has been recovered.   "The ABN AMRO Mortgage Group computer tape containing information on approximately 2 million residential mortgage customers was located and returned to the company's Chicago data processing center from the same DHL facility from which it was lost on November 18," the company said in a statement Wednesday.   Even though the tape was recovered on Monday, Dec. 19, the company will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the recovery of the tape with DHL because of the time period the tape was presumed lost, the company, a subsidiary of LaSalle Bank Corp., said.   The company has been informed by DHL that the package was found without the original airbill, ABN AMRO said.   "Based on our investigation, we understand that DHL staff opened the package, found the return address on t...

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