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November 22, 2011

A long-time disabilities counselor in Portsmouth, Ohio employed by the state to help people find jobs, is in hot water with the Ohio Inspector General's office for dumping confidential records.

State officials said that the counselor was placed on administrative leave Tuesday after discarding those documents in a dumpster.

The documents that were found in the dumpster next to the Portsmouth office contained social security numbers and medical records.

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