Educational Credit Management Corporation - 2010
ECMC, a guarantor of federal student loans, said that a theft has occurred from its headquarters involving portable media with personally identifiable information. The data was in two stolen safes and contained information on approximately 3.3 million individuals and included names, addresses, dates of birth and Social Security numbers. No bank account or other financial account information was included in the data. UPDATE (4/16/10): The information was recovered shortly after the theft and discovered weeks later in a police evidence room.