Ca: Alarming breach in privacy investigated at London school
An armload of personal documents — health records and criminal record checks among them — was found carelessly tossed out by a private vocational school in London, an alarming breach of security, the school’s director says.
The bulk of the documents included criminal record checks, transcripts, diplomas, doctors’ notes, immunization and vaccination forms, health card numbers and addresses of students or former students.
A black garbage bag, open at the top and torn at the bottom, was found Friday a metre or so from a dumpster behind Oxbury Mall, where the private Medix School is located. Inside the bag, were the records of at least 50 students.
Read more in the London Free Press.