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From: George Toft (georgegeorgetoft.com)
Date: Fri Jan 30 2009 - 08:01:47 CST
so ($20M -33%) / 26.5M ==> I'm going to get a check for $0.49! And the
VA will cite this expense to justify cutting services.
On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 03:15 +0000, lyger wrote:
> The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay $20 million to
> current and former military personnel to settle a class action lawsuit on
> behalf of the men and women whose personal data was on a laptop computer
> stolen during a burglary.
> The names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of about 26.5
> million active duty troops and veterans were on the laptop and external
> drive, which disappeared while in the custody of a Veterans Affairs data
> analyst in 2006.
> The theft led to an urgent search by federal authorities that ended with
> recovery of the laptop and a conclusion that the missing data had not been
> improperly used.
> "The defendants [VA] have agreed to pay a lump sum of $20 million to the
> plaintiffs inclusive of fees and costs in exchange for the dismissal of
> this litigation," according to the settlement document.
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