NYC Finance Department Sent Every Employee Their Colleagues’ Personal Info

Yoav Gonen reports:

The city Department of Finance inadvertently emailed a roster of all of its staff — containing home addresses, cell numbers and personal email addresses — to the agency’s roughly 1,800 employees in a botched test of its emergency notification system, THE CITY has learned.

The snafu was accompanied by automated calls to agency employees that were mistakenly made around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, rather than at the planned time of 10 a.m. They featured a brief recording saying the calls were a test of the emergency notification system.

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