Please view the main text area of the page by skipping the main menu.

Lost flash drive containing personal data on 460,000 residents of Japanese city found

Amagasaki City Hall (Mainichi)

AMAGASAKI, Hyogo -- The west Japan city of Amagasaki announced on June 24 that it has retrieved a USB flash drive containing personal information on all of its some 460,000 residents that a worker had lost.

    According to the Amagasaki Municipal Government, the thumb drive was found along with a bag that a worker commissioned by the city had lost after dining and drinking on June 21.

    (Japanese original by Sanae Kameda, Hanshin Bureau)

    Also in The Mainichi

    The Mainichi on social media

    Trending