Lake County residents and Major League Baseball players

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2006
Northbrook , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

27 residents of Lake County, 90 Major League Baseball players

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Dataloss DB
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Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A Chicago man apparently removed documents from a trash bin outside SFX Baseball Inc., a sports agency that deals with Major League Baseball. Some current and former MLB players and county residents were affected.He used information from the documents to commit identity theft. Information found during a search of the thief's home included SSNs, dates of birth, canceled paychecks, obituaries, and infant death records.