Manitoba Families reports potential privacy breach after CFS office broken into – Winnipeg


Some clients of Manitoba’s Child and Family Services (CFS) may have had their personal information compromised.

Friday evening, Manitoba Families reported the “potential breach is the result of a break-in that occurred at a CFS office in Winnipeg on Jan. 26 at 1:42 a.m.”

It said Winnipeg Police Service and the Manitoba Ombudsman are aware of what happened, and that “Manitoba Families will fully co-operate with the investigation.” The Government of Manitoba will also look into what can be done to better prevention measures.

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Manitobans are asked to contact police if they happen across thrown away documents containing personal information.

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