NJ: Social Security numbers, federal tax numbers released in error by Sparta Board of Education

Seth Augenstein reports:

A local activist’s recent public records request resulted in some extra information — namely, some personal Social Security numbers, and some federal tax identification numbers.

Jesse Wolosky, a well-known Sparta activist who recently lost a bid for a Township Council seat, put in a request for a list of vendors to the Sparta Board of Education, said Board President Jennifer Dericks.

However, the list that redacted confidential information — such as the Social Security and tax identification numbers — got switched with the list that still had all the information intact. The extra information was sent to Wolosky.

Read more in the New Jersey Herald.

[headline corrected for state]

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