Warren County Iowa, Iowa Department of Human Services



Location

Indianola, IA
United States
41° 21' 28.9728" N, 93° 33' 26.7768" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianola, IA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000

Warren County residents had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information exposed.  A fire destroyed a Warren County human services office on December 4, 2011.  Records from the location that were due to be shredded were moved to a secure facility owned by warren County.  A county maintenance worker mistakenly moved a container full of the damaged sensitive records back to the destroyed building in early February of 2012.  The mistake was discovered on March 14 when the department received a call from a resident near the area who found a DHS paper in her yard.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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