Enforce data security rules

Monday, 1 October 2007, 12:21 AM EST

A state-owned computer stolen from a revenue agency employee on Long Island last month also contained bank account information and routing numbers for more than 1,600 Connecticut businesses. Routing numbers are used to make wire money transfers from corporate bank accounts.

As the Department of Revenue Services explained initially, the unidentified - and apparently so far unpunished - employee was authorized to take the laptop home to work on a test for a new Taxpayer Service Center.

At Courant.

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