Yep, let’s just keep discarding sensitive info…
WPMI reports from Alabama on what they found when they went dumpster diving at about a dozen title loan and cash advance businesses in the Mobile, Alabama area:
In the dumpster out front of Alabama Title Loans on busy Springhill Avenue, I found dozens of documents, not shredded, and all full of personal information.
“Here’s a customer application. This has a social security number on it, along with their name, where they work, how much they make. Here we have someone’s driver’s license,” said Ramey.[…]
Turns out, the state doesn’t even require title loan companies to shred documents. The bank department told me it can take administrative action against a company for being reckless.
That action can include revoking the company’s license.
But do they ever do that?
Read more on Local15.