OR: Portland financial firms warns 20,000 clients after laptop stolen from employee’s car

Matthew Kish reports:

One of Oregon’s largest financial firms has warned clients of a possible data breach.

Portland-based M Holdings Securities Inc., a subsidiary of M Financial Holdings Inc., has informed California’s attorney general of a stolen laptop with client information, including social security numbers.

The theft occurred July 29 in Salem.

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O’Connor said the laptop held social security numbers for roughly 2,000 clients. Another 18,000 clients had account information on the computer, but no social security information.

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