vendor that handles sales for the Boy Scouts of America suffered a data breach
exposing the PII of up to 12,900 Mecklenburg County Council scouts.
Trails End last
week told the North Carolina Scouts that information including children’s full
names, dates of birth, email addresses, phone number, parent names, favorite
product and affiliation (council, district, unit) were compromised, according
to the Charlotte
Trails End said that
while it found problem, the company did not say how long the information was
publicly available or exactly how many of the Council’s members were involved.
SC Media has
requested more information from the Boy Scouts of America.