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Thursday, June 29, 2006


'HSBC man defrauds British clients' - A lot of ink has already been spilt on this one.

Given the sheer nature of outsourcing, more will be in the days to come. True, the nature of the crime calls into question the whole issue of security, checks, balances and fears that if it can happen at such a big bank - what about the smaller ones? That's one part of the debate.

Another part yet again sees those shrill cries against outsourcing rising to fever pitch. But, as one voice - that of Paull McDougall points out 'Account and data theft by India's Outsourcing Workers is rare compared to in-house thievery at US Banks'. Interestingly, all the cases cited in the piece are for June alone. Here's more: