Personal information of 3,700 Minnesota drivers leaked

In an audit, the DVS revealed that an employee at a Minnesota car dealer who was authorized to access vehicle data to process consumer sales allegedly provided his system login information to a friend at a vehicle repossession company.
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In an audit, the DVS revealed that an employee at a Minnesota car dealer who was authorized to access vehicle data to process consumer sales allegedly provided his system login information to a friend at a vehicle repossession company.

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