OH: ID-theft protection extended to more school employees

Jennifer Smith Richards reports:

Roughly 800 Columbus schools employees are being offered free credit monitoring services, just in case their information was compromised, the district said today.

A computer printout with at least 50 employees’ personal information, including Social Security numbers, was found during a police raid on an East Side home Saturday.

Until this year, some investment firms that handle annuity programs wouldn’t accept electronic deposits, instead requiring the district to mail a printout of employees’ names and a paper check. (Police have not found the check that had been attached to the printout in this case, but it was never cashed.)

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