TX: Drug Treatment Records Found in the Trash

The News 4 Trouble Shooters found a gold mine at a local drug treatment center.

Hundreds of private, personal records thrown out with the trash. Information that, by law, must be protected.

A tip led the Trouble Shooters to the dumpster behind Treatment Associates, located at 701 San Pedro, near downtown.

We pulled out more than 40 file folders with private drug treatment records. Records detailing medical histories of clients with diseases and drug addictions.

We also found documents showing sexual abuse and information needed to steal someones’ identity, like social security numbers.

Full story – WOAI.com

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