A company hired by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services mailed 8,000 letters to day care providers with member numbers--which in some cases are the providers' Social Security numbers--printed on the outside of the envelopes. The Chronicle-Telegram reports that the breach affected the at-home child care providers paid by the state; child care centers are given random six-digit numbers. A Department of Job and Family Services spokesman said the department is "extremely disappointed" by the breach, and it will be offering identity theft protection services to those affected.
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