Feds nearly finished notifying victims of OPM breach


Six months after the Office of Personnel Management discovered it was breached, the agency has nearly finished notifying the victims.

The agency announced Friday it had "concluded the initial mailing of letters to roughly 93% of individuals whose Social Security number and other personal information was stolen in the cyber incident relating to background investigation records."

OPM said it was unable to locate the seven percent who have not been notified, or approximately 1.6 million people. "Additional letters will be mailed as individuals contact the verification center or if we can obtain better addresses for letters returned to sender through the postal service," the agency said in a press release.

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