VA: Personal data for 13,000 state workers inadvertently released

Annie McCallum reports:

Personal data for 13,000 state employees was inadvertently sent to 11 state human resource and payroll employees.

The personal information included employee names and Social Security numbers, according to a statement from Anne Waring, Virginia Department of Human Resource Management communications manager.

The department was notified by Conexis, Anthem’s subcontractor for Flexible Spending Account Services, which sent the personal data of flexible spending account participants to the human resource and payroll staffers.

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