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VISA Expediter Spotlighted for Casual Disposal

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A story posted by Evan Francen on January 28th to reports that sensitive personal information belonging to Seattle-based, Visa Services Northwest customers was found on documents discarded in a dumpster located in a downtown Seattle alley. It is reported that the company has been discarding sensitive materials in this manner for "the last ten years".

The story was also reported in a broadcast news investigative piece by Seattle-based TV station KOMO.

While the owner of the service states it was an isolated incident, the report and blog entry claim that it is the company’s standard operating procedure.

Click here to read the blog entry.

Click here to read the KOMO report.