Ohio State Workers - 2007

A backup computer storage device with the names and Social Security numbers of every state worker was stolen out of a state intern's car. The tape, which was stolen in June, contains personally identifiable information of nearly 84,000 current and former Ohio state employees and more than 47,000 state taxpayers. UPDATE (6/20/07) : The storage device also had the names and Social Security numbers of 225,000 taxpayers. UPDATE (6/22/07) : Previous news stories reported smaller amounts, but the most recent news story shows 500,000. UPDATE (7/12/07) The State of Ohio increased the data theft estiamte to one million.