Butler University data breach affects 163K with school ties

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Identity thieves may have stolen the information of approximately 163,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and applicants of Butler University, a school spokesman said.

Police contacted Butler officials on May 18 to alert them to an investigation of possible identity theft, according to documents provided by Butler spokesman Marc Allan.

The investigation originated in California, according to a letter send out by Jim Danko, Butler's president.

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