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Documents Found in Harlingen Dumpster

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June 27, 2011- Action 4 News found hundreds of documents containing potentially sensitive information in dumpsters near a recently closed local insurer. However, when contacted the previous management of the now-closed Statewide Insurance was reluctant to admit any wrongdoing.

"The documents were supposed to be disposed of probably more securely, however, at the end of the day, those documents are five years or older,” said Jay Barnes, Statewide’s former General Manager.

However, the documents were later found to contain at least one copy of a driver’s license, among other sensitive data.

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