Paige A. Thompson

July 30, 2019

Capital One Data Theft Impacts 106M People

This post was originally published on this siteFederal prosecutors this week charged a Seattle woman with stealing data from more than 100 million credit applications made with Capital One Financial Corp. Incredibly, much of this breached played out publicly over several months on social media and other open online platforms. What follows is a closer look at the accused, and what this incident may mean for consumers and businesses. Paige “erratic” Thompson, in an undated photo posted to her Slack channel. On July 29, FBI agents arrested Paige A. Thompson on suspicion of downloading nearly 30 GB of Capital One credit […]