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Sensitive data lost for 19,000 Colorado employees

By Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post Updated: December 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The state of Colorado has notified nearly 19,000 current and former employees that a device containing their names, Social Security numbers and possibly addresses is missing.

And while the state has said "there is no indication that this information has been misused or stolen," the letter sent to employees about the incident created additional concerns.

Although it contained the state seal, there was no letterhead and no phone number to call. And when a link to the attorney general's office failed to open, some recipients wondered if it was a scam or a hoax.

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