Theft

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offering identity protection after laptop with personal information stolen

Chris Dunker reports: More than 900 current and former employees of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources have been offered identity theft protection after a laptop containing their personal information was stolen overseas. Thieves made off with the laptop of a consultant who helps manage IANR’s employee retirement benefits while...

FL: 2nd Employee Arrested In WellCare Laptop Thefts

D’Ann Lawrence White reports: A second employee has been arrested in connection with the theft of laptop computers from WellCare at 8724 Henderson Road in Town n’ Country. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrested Phillip Jovan Hill, 30, after he was accused of taking part in the theft of computer equipment from the health...

MN: Woodbury’s Merrill Arts Center hit with data theft

Bob Shaw reports: A list of donors and patrons of the Merrill Arts Center in Woodbury has been stolen. Board president Jeriann Jevning-Jones reported the theft to the Woodbury Police, saying the theft also involved personal information of customers, sponsors and advertisers. The lists were used to raise funds for “a new area theater...

AU: Specsavers says Qld customers’ private medical information may have been compromised

Sarah Jane Bell and Ross Kay report that an undisclosed numbers of Specsavers customers have had their personal and medical information stolen: “Contents may include your name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, clinical records of your optometry tests, and Medicare details,” the email read. How the information was compromised is still...