INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state has hired a company to help determine how
many people's information was compromised when personal information of at
least 14 Indiana welfare clients and as many as 187,000 people was shared
with others because of a contractor's computer programming error.
WISH-TV reports the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has
hired I-net Software to determine how many people were affected. The FSSA
announced last week said that some of the personal information possibly
shared with others included the Social Security numbers of as many as
The error occurred April 6 and affected correspondence sent to clients
from that date until May 21.