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Proper Hard Drive Destruction

The Importance of Secure Hard Drive DestructionExcited to finally upgrade your PC, you remind yourself to get rid of all the sensitive material your computer has held over the years. You go through all your files, dragging all your important information to the recycle...

Privacy Compliance for Customer Records

Privacy Compliance for Customer RecordsEvery manager knows that a thriving business will acquire a large amount of information. Between sales numbers, staffing policies, and inventory records, there is plenty of data to keep track of. However, the most important type...

Two Off-Site Shredding Company Employees Steal $153,000 in Passes

Two Off-Site Shredding Company Employees Steal $153,000 in PassesMETRO VANCOUVER - Two men have been charged with stealing 80,000 TransLink FareSaver tickets from the shredding company where they were employed. James Gordon Hemenway, 40, of Vancouver, and Patrick...

Medical Records Found Near Dumpster in Nevada

Medical Records Found Near Dumpster in Nevada Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A Las Vegas woman got quite a surprise as she drove around looking for empty boxes to store her holiday decorations. She found some near a dumpster but they weren't empty. To her surprise they were...

Bronx Cops Involved in File Flub

Bronx Cops Involved in File Flub Bronx cops disposed of dozens of sensitive files by tossing them in the garbage outside the 40th Precinct station house, where they were fair game for local Dumpster divers. The files — including at least one domestic-violence report,...

Personal Documents Dumped at Recycling Center

Personal Documents Dumped at Recycling CenterDULUTH, GA (CBS ATLANTA) The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection has opened an investigation into how and why documents with people's personal information were dumped in a Gwinnett County dumpster. State officials said...

School Accidentally Throws Out Books and Student Information

School Accidentally Throws Out Books and Student Information SANTA MARIA - Dozens of federally-funded books and documents containing families' personal information were thrown in a dumpster at a elementary school and have been cleared out by school officials. A Santa...

Identities Compromised After Documents Not Properly Discarded

Identities Compromised After Documents Not Properly Discarded PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - A long-time counselor who works for the state to help people with disabilities find jobs, finds himself at the center of an investigation by the Ohio Inspector General's office. The...

Dumpster Full of Medical Records Found Outside of Denver Pharmacy

Dumpster Full of Medical Records Found Outside of Denver Pharmacy DENVER - After a tip led '9 Wants to Know' to a dumpster containing medical records of thousands of patients, a local pharmacy may be hit with a massive federal fine. The unshredded documents were found...