NC: Some Granville school system employees hit by security breach

Danielle Hairston reports:

Granville County Schools wants to protect employees’ identities after a security breach last week.

The district discovered a check worth $15,880 in employees’ May retirement deductions was fraudulently altered and cashed.

According to the reports filed with the Attorney General’s Office, the district sent five checks to ING in June.

Along with payment were names and Social Security numbers of the employees who have the 457b plan, which is a supplemental retirement investment account available for governmental or tax-exempt employers. About 140 employees were affected by the breach.

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