Compromised payroll documents contained personal info of current, former Humboldt County staff, dependents

Will Houston reports:

Sensitive personal information — including social security numbers and bank account information — for several former and current Humboldt County employees, including some of their dependents, were found in boxes of missing county records that suspiciously turned up in Trinity County, according to a recently completed county review.

When asked by the Times-Standard to provide the number of county employees and number of dependents whose information was contained in these compromised records, county Administrative Analyst Sean Quincey said today the county is focusing on the people impacted by this incident and making sure they obtain services to protect themselves.

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