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Thousands have personal information exposed in student loan breach

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Posted at 8:22 AM, Apr 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-29 08:22:22-04

A data breach has exposed the personal information of more than 16,000 people.

This time, it's a student loan provider.

Access Group Education Lending says the breach happened on March 23rd, when one of its vendors sent out files to another business.

The files included the borrowers' names, driver's license numbers, and social security numbers.

Access Group says the vendor deleted the files and did not make copies.

Those affected are being offered a free year of credit monitoring.