CO: Thousands potentially exposed to identity theft after county published sensitive information online

Ryan Luby reports:

The Larimer County Clerk and Recorder’s office made sweeping changes to how it conducts business amid a Denver7 investigation, which revealed how officials had published sensitive information belonging to thousands of people online for months.

Among the records were child support liens, death certificates, and commercial lending filings. Many of them contained a variation of social security numbers and dates of birth — the types of information that would be valuable to identity thieves.

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