Central Ohio Transit Authority employees notified their SSN disclosed

Debbie Gebolys of The Columbus Dispatch reports that more than 900 current and former COTA employees recently learned that their Social Security numbers had been sent to 51 health-insurance companies who were bidding on providing disability insurance to COTA.

This was apparently not the first time this type of thing had happened. In 2006, COTA reportedly sent information on union members to 39 potential insurance providers.

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