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Ameritrade, 200,000 SSNs, Backup Tape

Some days I feel like I’m playing Clue…It was Mr. Mustard, in the study with the lead pipe.ameritrade.gif

Ameritrade Inc. has advised 200,000 current and former customers that a computer backup tape containing their personal information has been lost, has learned. The tape contained information spanning the years 2000-2003, and included both current and past consumers of the online broker, according to spokeswoman Donna Kush.

Bob Sullivan reports at MSNBC. Via Volubis.