Personal information for 1,000 prison employees leaked to inmate
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – An internal review at the Illinois Department of Corrections is underway, after a data breach involving more than 1,000 employees.
Social security numbers, names, positions and salaries of employees from the Dixon and Lawrence correctional facilities were accidentally released to a private citizen through a Freedom of Information Act request.
The information was then mailed to an inmate. It was caught at the mailroom during a routine inspection.