Christopher Keating reports:
An attorney for state employees is charging that the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made a “huge breach of privacy” involving the release of the Social Security numbers of state employees who are under investigation for food stamp fraud.
The names were included on a subpoena and were released to other state employees who are also under investigation for possibly falsifying their finances in order to qualify for emergency food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene. The information was part of a sweeping subpoena for bank account records at Wells Fargo/Wachovia Bank as investigators are trying to determine whether state employees misstated the amount of money they had in the bank at the time.
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