FI: Tax authority estimates 27,000 customers affected by mix-up

Yle reports:

An error by the Finnish tax authority Vero, in which approximately 27,000 customers received letters containing information relating to other individuals, has created a serious data protection situation, according to the Assistant Data Protection Commissioner Jari Råman.

“It is always a serious situation when personal information goes to the wrong place. Especially if the preliminary figures are correct that this is a relatively large amount,” Jari Råman added.

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