Okla. DAs Illegally Disclose Private Info, Resident Says

Law360, New York (January 28, 2016, 7:49 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma woman is suing her home state and eight of its district attorneys for allegedly disclosing her birthday and full Social Security number on publicly available court documents, a state law violation that puts her at risk of identity theft, according to complaint filed Thursday in Oklahoma federal court.

Peyton Ballard says that Payne County District Attorney Laura Thomas and eight others representing 11 counties from her home state regularly file court documents containing the birthdays and Social Security numbers of anyone involved in a court dispute, whether civil or criminal, which can accessed by the general public through the...

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