Matt Fitzsimmons

When eBay announced in May that it had become the latest high-profile company to suffer a large-scale data breach, several top state law enforcement officials were quick to issue statements expressing concern and pledging to conduct investigations. In the ensuing week, numerous states teamed up to launch a joint probe of eBay's breach and its broader security practices, according to an official at the Connecticut attorney general's office, which along with the AGs in Illinois and Florida is leading the investigation. Connecticut Assistant Attorney General Matt Fitzsimmons said that "a fair number" of states have joined the probe.  

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