Former employee of contractor obtained Baltimore County workers’ personal data
Alison Knezevich reports:
Baltimore County authorities say they found Social Security numbers and other personal information from more than 12,000 current and former county workers on the computer of a man who used to work for a county information-technology contractor.
The man is in custody in another state and is to be extradited to Maryland to face charges in an unrelated identity-theft case. Police say the hard drive on a personal computer seized by authorities contains information that includes county employees’ home addresses, salaries, leave balances and county identification numbers.
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