Village of Big Bend

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 10, 2010
Big Bend , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
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Dataloss DB
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A laptop containing payroll information for the village's employees was stolen from the car of the village's payroll provider in Milwaukee. Police have not recovered the laptop. The provider reported the theft and sent letters to employees to inform them their personal information was not secure. The provider recommended that employees contact a credit bureau that would place a 90-day alert on their information to prevent identity theft.