Indian Consulate via Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council recycling center

Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
San Francisco , CA
United States
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Dataloss DB
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Visa applications and other sensitive documents were accessible for more than a month in an open yard of a recycling center. Information included applicants' names, addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, professions, employers, passport numbers, and photos. A sampling of documents indicated that the paperwork included everyone who applied in the Western states from 2002-2005. Applicants were current and former executives of major Bay Area companies that have operations in India.