Capella University

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 25, 2013
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US

Capella University's official breach notice can be found here


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A collection department employee sent sensitive information to a personal email account.  The incident was discovered on January 28 and the employee was fired.  A small group of learners may have had their names, Social Security numbers, and other information that was kept by Capella's collection department exposed.