TN: Metro auditor misplaced juvenile crime victims’ account data

Michael Cass reports:

A Metro auditor misplaced a computer flash drive containing the names of more than 500 juvenile crime victims who receive government funds, potentially exposing their account numbers and balances.

The victims’ addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were not compromised, and banks have been alerted to look out for suspicious activity on the accounts. But each of the victims is a minor, and their names alone are sensitive information that isn’t meant for public consumption, Davidson County Juvenile Court Clerk Vic Lineweaver said Monday.

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