TN: Algood firefighters personal information compromised

Laura Militana reports:

The first work session for Algood’s new mayor and council member turned out to be a busy one as council members discussed a troubling discovery.

More than a month ago, Mayor Scott Bilbrey informed city administrator Keith Morrison about a potential problem involving identity theft, compromising the personal information of the city’s firefighters.

“It is possible that a payroll sheet with your Social Security number has been obtained by someone outside the city,” Morrison stated in a letter sent out to firefighters affected by this issue. “The sheet in question appears to be a payroll sheet from year ending 2008 and contained your name and Social Security number.”

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