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Investigation into the Improper Access and Distribution of Information Contained Within a Secret Service Data System

We determined that a Secret Service database containing sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) pertaining to Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, was accessed on approximately 60 occasions by Secret Service employees. We have concluded that a vast majority of those who had accessed the information did so in violation of the Privacy Act, as well as Secret Service and DHS policy.

Management Alert Publish Date
Management Alert File
Management Alert Fiscal Year
2015
DHS Agency
Oversight Area