Internal Revenue Service (IRS)



Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 22, 2005
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Taxpayers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

30,000

A truck carrying checks with tax information for the self-employed was involved in an accident on the San Mateo Bridge. Wind blew about 30,000 pieces of mail into the bay and beyond. The IRS agreed to waive penalties and interest for anyone whose payment was affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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