Boxes of documents including possible personal tax information showed up at a Marshall Co. recycling center, investigation underway

Laura Christmas reports from Alabama:

Monday morning when employees came to work at a Marshall County recycling center, they found boxes of documents that included people’s personal information in what looked like personal tax documents.

Some of the papers had a company name listed: Professional Tax & Accounting, which has three offices in Birmingham, Jasper, and Bessemer.

In this case, this may not be a human error incident.

We called the company. “We had a theft of documents that happened,” a company official said in a statement, “A break-in that was out of our control. We contacted the Birmingham Police Department, and we’re doing everything in our power to work with the proper authorities to hold the thief accountable.”

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