Identity Theft of Connecticut Revenue Services Employees Data
Another stolen laptop containing unencrypted consumer data
has lead to the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) being
forced to disclose last week that 106,000 Connecticut
employees have been exposed to potential identity theft.
The stolen laptop contained taxpayer names and Social
Security Numbers (SSN).
According to the DRS website:
“Steps are being taken to protect Connecticut
residents from individuals who may try to use
this personal information in criminal ways,”
DRS Commissioner Pam Law said.
“In the meantime, we urge all state residents to
sign up for free identity theft prevention services
to ensure their personal information is safe from
So, our tip for today is directed to any Connecticut
Check out, using the official state website, your
personal information was part of those 106,000
But, since the state is notifying by slow USPS mail
those who are suspected of being potential identity theft
victims, let your friends and associates know of this