Central City Concern - 03/04/2014

Central City Concern, a non-profit in Portland Oregon, notified individuals of a data breach that was perpetrated by an ex-employee of the agency.  Federal law enforcement officers notified the non-profit that this former employee copied files from approximately 15 clients from its Access Center with the intention of filing fraudulent tax returns.CCC began an investigation and has noted that this former employee may have accessed files from March 23, 2010 through May 24, 2013. The former employee stated to authorities that they had only copied 15 files. The non-profit has set up 12 months free monitoring through Experians ProtectMyID alert. Any questions for the agency, those affected are asked to call 1-866-778-1144 Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.