No surprise here…. ABC6 in Ohio reports:
A class-action lawsuit has been filed in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, alleging Deloitte—the contractor the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) hired to create and manage the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance system—acted “negligently and recklessly,” leading to last week’s data leak.
Read more on ABC6. Note that the lawsuit is lead by Ohio’s former Attorney General, and that Ohio is not named as a defendant in the suit:
Marc Dann, a former Ohio Attorney General, is leading the lawsuit. Dann says ODJFS “did the right thing,” part of why they are not named a defendant in the suit.
“They brought in the biggest guns in the country to do the job,” Dann said via video chat. “In a national emergency, that’s the time to get it right.”