IL: Evanston provides a year of free protection services, monitoring to employees after mishandling tax information

Rishika Dugyala reports:

Evanston will provide free, year-long identity theft insurance and credit monitoring to employees whose tax information was accidentally revealed in the mail.

Marty Lyons, Evanston’s chief financial officer, told members of City Council’s Administration and Public Works Committee on Monday that in addition to the employees’ social security numbers being displayed through the envelopes’ windows, the envelopes themselves were not properly sealed and were even unsealed in some cases. Lyons said he received one of these unsealed envelopes.

Read more on The Daily Northwestern.

About the author: Dissent

Comments are closed.