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MTA Workers' Info Found Inside Computer For Sale

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A refurbished computer that was sold was found to have the personal information of thousands of Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers, investigators say.

The information was stored on a CD that was found in the computer's drive.

The Transit Authority told employees there was no immediate indication any of the information was copied.

But employees and retirees will get a year of free credit monitoring.

The NYPD is investigating how the CD made its way into the drive.

A Transit Authority spokesman described the breach as a "singular event." ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP