NC agency sells cabinet containing personal info

The Department of Health and Human Services says a man who bought a filing cabinet from the state agency got something extra: dozens of client files.

Agency spokesman Mark Van Sciver told the News & Observer of Raleigh the buyer found 57 files in the file cabinet purchased last month from the Caswell Developmental Center, a state facility in Kinston for people with mental retardation.

Two of the 20 files reviewed so far had personal information. Another had a client’s Medicaid number.

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