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Marines Now Missing a Laptop Also

Associated Press News Wire (
Sat, 07 Oct 2006 21:45:53 -0500

A laptop computer loaded with personal information on 2,400 residents
of the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base has been lost, authorities
said Friday.

The computer was reported missing Tuesday by Lincoln B.P. Management
qInc., which helps manage base housing.

The company and Camp Pendleton are investigating. As of Friday,
investigators had not found evidence that the data had been accessed,
the base said in a statement.

Authorities would not disclose what kind of information was on the

Lincoln B.P. officials were notifying residents.

"We take this matter very seriously and are working closely with
Lincoln Properties to find out what happened and to safeguard the
personal information of our Marines, sailors and their families," said
Col. James B. Seaton III, the base's commanding officer.

Camp Pendleton is the Marine Corps' largest West Coast expeditionary
training facility, located north of San Diego.

Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.

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