SJ-R: Social Security numbers revealed on program mailing

 

Editor’s Note: Capitol Fax’s Rich Miller offers Dan Rutherford some unsolicited advice. It’s worth a read.

 

Officials with the state treasurer’s office say they’re taking steps to make sure no problems result from an error on a mailing to 36,000 people who participate in Illinois’ Bright Directions college savings program.

 

The Bright Directions account holders received a quarterly newsletter with their Social Security numbers printed on the outside.

 

Officials say the mistake was made by the bank that keeps records for the program.

 

Read More: http://www.sj-r.com/breaking/x1739514815/Security-error-in-mailing-for-Illinois-college-savings-program

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