City of Amarillo Employees’ Personal Information at Risk After Auditors Lose Flash Drive with Payroll Info

Kaley Green reports:

City of Amarillo employees’ personal information has been breached.

Tuesday, the city learned the company conducting the required external audit had lost an encrypted flash drive containing sensitive payroll information.

The audit is meant to make sure the city has no fraud in its payroll process, but now the personal information of city employees is at risk.

City Manager Jared Miller said Connor, McMillon, Mitchell and Shennum, PLLC (CMMS), had possession of a flash drive containing city employees’ names, addresses, bank deposit information, dates of birth, and social security numbers when it was lost or stolen.


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