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Lawsuits pile on after ITAD vendor’s data mismanagement

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Multiple lawsuits accuse Morgan Stanley of negligence, breach of contract, violation of data security laws and more. | enzozo/Shutterstock

Morgan Stanley faces seven class action lawsuits related to an ITAD vendor’s alleged lapse in data security protocols, and the financial institution is considering legal action against the unnamed processor.

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Court issues order against former EWSI CEO

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The court’s order awards the SEC $170,630 in disgorgement, or legally mandated repayment of ill-gotten gains, plus interest on that amount. | Jer123/Shutterstock

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has prevailed in its case against a former e-scrap executive, after the defendant failed to respond to the lawsuit.

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Morgan Stanley faces lawsuits from ITAD data mishap

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Morgan Stanley says it has not detected unauthorized use of personal information related to the recent data security incidents. | Chim/Shutterstock

Financial institution Morgan Stanley recently told customers an ITAD vendor’s mistakes may have left personal information susceptible to misuse. Multiple clients have filed suit against the investment firm.

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Abandoned Closed Loop material seems destined for disposal

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Abandoned CRT material inside the former Closed Loop site.

An overview of the abandoned material at the former Closed Loop facility on Fairwood Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. | Courtesy of DEC Enviro

Consultants estimate that recycling 30 million pounds of CRT glass at an Ohio warehouse would add $1.7 million to a $5 million cleanup bill, so they’re proposing to landfill the glass instead.

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Guilty pleas in Wisconsin CRT stockpile case

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Charging documents state that as of November 2016, 5R Processors had accumulated and stored over 8 million pounds of leaded CRT glass across multiple sites. | Valery Evlakhov/Shutterstock

Leaders of a Wisconsin e-scrap processor last month were charged with violating federal regulations covering the storage and transportation of CRT glass. The defendants signed plea deals in the case.

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