Electricity retailer Geneco being probed for revealing more than 350 e-mail addresses

The privacy watchdog is investigating electricity retailer Geneco, after it exposed the personal e-mails of more than 350 of its potential customers - the second breach of private data discovered in a week. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
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SINGAPORE - The privacy watchdog is investigating electricity retailer Geneco, after it exposed the personal e-mails of more than 350 of its potential customers - the second breach of private data discovered in a week.

Last Saturday (July 27), the company e-mailed some of its potential customers to ask for a copy of their Singapore Power bill to verify their account with Geneco.

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