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New York Police Department loses 80,000 records
by amysheehan 07:39AM Saturday Mar 07 2009
Major data breach could put police officers at risk of identity theft
BY: Shaun Nichols in San Francisco
vnunet.com, 06 Mar 2009

A recent offline data breach may have put tens of thousands of New York City police officers at risk of identity theft.
According to local media reports, a man has been arrested and charged with illegally entering a data warehouse in the borough of Staten Island and stealing an unencrypted storage cassette belonging to the department's pension fund office.

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