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Congressional health insurance service hit by data breach

March 9, 2023


A health insurance marketplace that provides coverage for members of the US Congress and congressional staffers was found to be compromised on Wednesday, according to a letter apparently sent from House Chief Administrative Officer Catherine L. Szpindor to members of that chamber.

Szpindor’s office would not directly confirm or deny the authenticity of the letter, which was first published on Twitter by a reporter for the right-wing Daily Caller news site. However, a spokesperson for the CAO’s office did confirm the data breach and pledged to communicate updates from law enforcement to affected legislators and staff.

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