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KTSM News Channel 9 – El Paso, Texas

May 31, 2011- Local business Tax Matters has come under scrutiny for dumping information containing social security numbers and other sensitive data in a nearby dumpster. Acknowledging the documents should have been shredded, Tax Matters has terminated the responsible employee. That hasn’t prevented the Texas Attorney General’s office from investigating, and it hasn’t satisfied their customers.

"You hire a professional to do your billing, your tax work, who has a fiduciary responsibility to you, you never expect them to act in an unprofessional manner," said one of the men whose documents were found in the rubble.

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