How many victims? As many as 280,000 city retirees.
What kind of personal information? Names, addresses, Social Security numbers and pension amounts.
What was the response? The agency plans to contact all affected people.
Details: The agency is determining whether the information was encrypted.
Quote: "The consultant [had] access to personal information of members of the city's various pension systems." - City Hall spokesman Jason Post
Source: "Laptop stolen containing city retirees' data," Aug. 23, New York Daily News.