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[Dataloss] TX: Students Social Security Numbers May Have Been Visible In Mail

From: kirniki (kirnikigmail.com)
Date: Sat Feb 06 2010 - 18:39:24 CST


EL PASO, Texas -- If you're a University of Texas at El Paso student,
youíve probably gotten a letter in the mail from the university saying
your Social Security number was visible when your tax form was sent

UTEP said they notified 15,000 students but they don't know exactly
how many students were affected.

UTEP blames a glitch in a machine used to fold letters when studentís
forms were sent out.

"Some of the forms were folded in such a way that the document shifted
on the envelope and allowed for the Social Security number to be
visible through the mailing window on the envelope," said Jose
Hernandez with UTEP Business Affairs.

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