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Benesse Holdings Inc. has learned of a new customer data leak at an education service unit, after the company was the target of Japan’s largest-ever data theft scandal last year.

A temporary employee at Transcosmos Inc., a Benesse Corp. subcontractor for call-center operations, illegally acquired personal data for 23 customers when he was allowed to access the data between March and August last year, Benesse Holdings said on Tuesday.

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