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Northern CA workers' personnel data stolen

Sacramento Bee, February 9, 2009

Confidential personnel data for nearly 30,000 clinic and hospital workers in northern California were stolen recently by a woman in East Bay, CA, who has since been arrested in connection with the incident. Officials say that 6,000 of the 11,000 workers in Sacramento, CA, and Roseville, CA, area clinics and hospitals are impacted by the theft. How the theft occurred and to what extent it reaches remain unclear. Although only a handful of employees has reported identity theft, Kaiser is offering one year of free credit monitoring to those affected.