SC: Veterans’ Personal Info Exposed by Aiken V.A. Employee

Brett Buffington reports:

Personal information, including social security numbers of over 2500 local veterans, may have been exposed by an employee at the V.A. Center in Aiken. The revelation comes after a month-long investigation by WJBF News Channel 6.

Reporter Brett Buffington first asked officials at the Aiken office and their parent, the Norwood V.A. about the incident over a month ago.

Today, The V.A. finally admitted that appointment records for more than 2, 600 veterans were thrown in the trash, instead of being shredded.

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