BP Global

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2011
New Orleans , LA
United States
Louisiana US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
13 000
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

An employee lost a laptop that contained the personal information of people who were seeking compensation for damages caused by BP's 2010 oil spill. The laptop was lost on March 1 of 2011 while the employee was traveling for business. It contained a spreadsheet with claimant names, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers.