Australian official accidentally released passport info for Obama, 30 other world leaders, report says

March 30, 2015 1:41 PM

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An e-mail mix-up reportedly led to the unauthorized release of personal information — including passport numbers — belonging to President Obama and 30 other world leaders who attended last year’s Group of 2o summit in Brisbane, Australia.

The British newspaper the Guardian reported that according to e-mails obtained in an Australian freedom of information request, an employee of Australia’s immigration office accidentally sent the information to an organizer of the Asian Cup soccer tournament.

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