Data Loss Source: Personal information of Lynchburg city employees and retirees was accidentally posted on the city’s website among that information employee’s prescription medications. It was intended for vendors, but according to the city, employees did not realize it had sensitive material.
Date of Loss: June 14, 2007
Size of Loss: 1,200
Affected Individuals: Lynchburg City employees and retirees
Geographic Focus: Lynchburg, VA
Data contained: Prescription drug and personal information
Additional Notes:: The City’s Human Resources Director, Margaret Schmitt, tells Ten on Your Side the document was posted for more than a week before a city employee caught the mistake. It was immediately taken down. The City of Lynchburg has set up a hotline. That number is (434) 455-3964. You can also email any questions to this address: IDsupport@lynchburgva.gov.
Additional Information: City of Lynchburg
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