May 14, 2014 —
Press release from Wayne County Commissioners:
Wayne County has been notified by Paytime, Inc., the vendor that processes the county’s payroll, that they had an unauthorized access into their system on or about April 30, 2014.
An immediate investigation has shown that intruders did gain access to all of their clients employee personal information, including information about Wayne County Employees. Paytime is cooperating with appropriate law enforcement as well as providing credit protection services, credit counseling and credit monitoring for all Wayne County Employees.
All financial institutions that are used by our Employees for direct deposit payroll transactions have been notified and are helping to provide our employees with assistance as may be necessary.
Paytime, Inc. has engaged forensic experts and are continuing their investigation but assure that the security breach did in fact occur on their internal systems and no breach occurred at the County level. Employees or financial institutions can obtain additional information by contacting the Wayne County Commissioners.