Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Database Compromised
A recent data breach at the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission affecting your personal information.
The compromise took place January 26 when the state firewall functionality was circumvented due to network routing changes and a licensing database was breached. The information potentially released by the breach would be the information contained on your occupational license application (i.e. name, social security number, date of birth etc.)
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is unaware of any incident of identity theft related to this breach however you may place a 90 day fraud victim alert on your credit report by contacting the following credit reporting companies.
You should remain vigilant about possible identity theft or fraud in the future. To obtain a free annual copy of your credit report, go to www.annualcreditreport.com, or call toll-free to 1-877-322-8228.
For more information about protecting yourself from identity theft please visit http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/.
We regret that this incident has occurred.