FL: Personal Info Dumped, Left For ID Crooks To Recycle
Greg Pallone reports:
Thousands of names in hundreds of pages of city collections reports from 1998 were found in a newspaper and recycling bin behind the Palm Bay Community Center late last week.
They contain names, addresses, phone numbers, delinquent amounts owed, plus driver’s license and social security numbers.[…]
Deputy City Manager Sue Hann, after some research, acknowledges the 11-year documents are internal.
“What we found was that nobody is currently doing records, disposition activities that involve records from back in 1998,” Hann said.
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Hann also said that since the report would have been available to anyone who requested it under public records access, it’s impossible to figure out where the information came from.