Orleans Parish Public Schools

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Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2009
New Orleans , LA
United States
Louisiana US
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The confidential records of Orleans Parish public-school employees have been discovered in an abandoned and unsecured warehouse in New Orleans. Personnel files, payroll records, and other documents with private data were uncovered. Inside were countless boxes filled with confidential information, not to mention stacks of other documents lying on the ground, listing payroll information, worker evaluations, notices of personnel action, and investigations into employee discrimination. Also found were full names, home addresses, and Social Security numbers on document after document.