Saturday, April 07, 2007

IRS loses hundreds of computers with taxpayer data

Both laptop and desktop machines have gone missing.

[...]Internal inspectors found that "at least" 490 computers--including 13 desktop machines--were lost or pilfered in 387 separate incidents between January 2003 and June 2006[...]

[...]about 126 of the incidents "contained sufficient details to show that personal information for at least 2,359 individuals was involved[...]

1 comment:

Christopher Chambers said...

Got some good news and bad news. Good news: I've found the info the IRS lost on you. Bad news: I accidently gave it to an Iranian agent posing as GOP fundraiser. I was so impressed that they would hire a brown person that I just lost all semblence of common sense and gave it up the CD. So sorry...