NC: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools notifies 7,600 job applicants of privacy breach

Adam Bell reports:

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has notified about 7,600 job applicants that their personal information, including Social Security numbers, was shared with an outside contractor without their consent.

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In a statement Tuesday morning, CMS said that one of its employees entered into an agreement with a vendor prior to obtaining proper authorization, and that resulted in the unauthorized release of confidential data.

The vendor was not named.

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