Credit Card Companies Banned from Business for 3 Months

The Financial Services Commission decided Sunday to ban KB Kookmin, NH Nonghyup and Lotte Card from recruiting new customers for three months and fined each W6 million for leaking millions of customers' personal information (US$1=W1,059).

The three companies are also barred from extending loans and selling insurance products for three months, starting Monday.

englishnews@chosun.com / Feb. 17, 2014 11:24 KST