Ameritrade warns clients about potential data breach

Thursday, 21 April 2005, 1:38 PM EST

A computer backup tape containing account information of more than 200,000 Ameritrade clients was apparently lost or accidentally destroyed while being shipped, prompting the online investment brokerage to notify the clients of a potential breach.

Donna Kush, a spokeswoman for the Omaha-based company, Wednesday confirmed that a package of data backup tapes was damaged in transit in late February by a shipping company that isn't being named.

By Todd R. Weiss at NWF.

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