NY: Email gaffe at Syracuse City Hall affects retired police officers

Jim Kenyon reports:

The President of the Retired Police Officers Association says it came as quite a scare to 300 retired Syracuse police officers when they received this letter from Syracuse City Hall on Friday.

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The letter told the retired cops that there was a data breach within the Personnel Department. The retired officers and their dependents (sic) personal information including names, addresses and social security numbers had been compromised.

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According to the Mayor’s Chief of Staff Bill Ryan, an employee from the Personnel Department sent an email to a retired police officer and mistakenly added an attachment. The attachment included the personal information of all retired cops and their dependents.

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