GA: Confidential files found in City Hall East sales items

Ernie Suggs reports:

The Atlanta Police Department has launched an investigation into how documents containing sensitive material were left in furniture sold during a liquidation sale of merchandise at City Hall East.

At least two people have reported that they found personnel documents among the items they purchased. The documents contained Social Security numbers, addresses and in some cases disciplinary records of former and current city employees.

Read more in AJC.

Does Georgia’s breach notification law include paper records? Nope. Even though the city will notify individuals, they probably don’t have to under the law. Shouldn’t they have to? Yoo hoo, Congress, can you hear me now?

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