Hundreds Exposed to I-D Theft in Sparks Store Closing

Ed Pearce reports:

The Hollywood Video store in the Baring Village Shopping Center like others in the chain is now closed, its shelves empty, but if you were a customer there and filled out a membership form that paperwork and all its information was left free for the taking out back when the store closed.

We were tipped last night that membership forms along with other store records had been dumped out in back. Our cameraman found a mess and the sight was no less scary in daylight.

Hundreds, perhaps thousands of pieces of paper, receipts, records and worst of all membership forms, placed not even in the dumpster, but out in the open, the wind was already beginning to scatter it. On these forms, names, addresses, birthdates, I-D numbers, even credit card numbers and signatures.

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