According to the Kansas City Star, Texas authorities have mailed six hundred or so driver's licenses to the wrong people:
KRT Wire 04/26/2005 Hundreds of Texas driver's licenses mailed to wrong people:
"FORT WORTH, Texas - (KRT) - Talk about an identity crisis.
An agency that warns Texans not to share personal information with strangers because of the risks of identity theft mistakenly mailed hundreds of driver's licenses to the wrong people.
The Texas Department of Public Safety blamed the mix-up on a malfunctioning machine that was recently installed to sort licenses for mailing.
'We're very concerned about it, and we're working to make sure this never happens again,' DPS spokeswoman Tela Mange said Tuesday...."
This reminds me of the printing equipment error that led to benefits cheques being sent out with the stub from the next person's cheque. See PIPEDA and Canadian Privacy Law: Another privacy breach to round out the week, from December 2004.