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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)

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