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Personal Information on Amateur Athletes Found in Dumpster

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According to a report posted on May 16th to the website of Lake Buena Vista, Fl-based TV station WFTV, a dumpster full of amateur athletes' records were found at a local storage complex. The report resulted from a tip to the TV station by a man who found the boxes. According to the report, the files actually filled the large trash container at the facility.

The report also claims that the records contained information on children who participated in local athletics programs and their guardians, including their Social Security numbers and copies of birth certificates.

In an unusual response, the organization responsible for discarding the information accused the TV station of trying to blow the transgression out of proportion.

Click here to read the report.