IL: Exposed Personal Information In Traffic Records Concerns Commissioner’s Office

Brad Edwards reports:

An exclusive CBS 2 investigation revealing Cook County failed to protect the public’s personal information has prompted the Commissioner to take action.

For years, the private information of anyone issued a traffic citation in the state of Illinois has been readily available to anyone who asks for it, CBS 2 reports.

An easy search on the computers in Chicago’s Daley Center, where the Cook County Circuit Clerk’s office is housed, reveals personal information such as birthdays, addresses, license plate numbers and more.

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