Personal info of hundreds dumped as trash in Parker

When residents of a Parker [Colorado] apartment complex first called FOX 31, they were concerned about three boxes of files in a dumpster there that appeared to contain sensitive, personal information. We checked and found out that it was worse than anyone thought.

The files were real estate documents that contained credit checks, bank account information, social security numbers and personal checks.

Parker Police now say they’ve checked the entire apartment complex and found 30 boxes of files, with possibly 300 plus victims.


The culprit isn’t clear. But experts say the owner of the files was probably a mortgage broker. We tracked down the company listed on at least five of the files, but it turns out Continental Mortgage was no longer in business.

Read more in The Chicago Tribune.

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