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Water District data breach could affect some Mukilteo residents | News Briefs

 

Last updated 2/17/2021 at 12:26pm



Alderwood Water & Wastewater District has reported a data security incident at Automatic Funds Transfer Services, which it contracts with to handle mail billing and process paper check payments.

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District said in a news release it does not know the extent of the data breach, but said AFTS uses digitally scanned images of the check to process paper checks. It is unknown at this time whether these scanned copies of checks have been taken illegally from the network.

The district said customers who pay their utility bill by mailing a paper check should monitor their...



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