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Texas Attorney General Settles Disposal Case with Fitness Company

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An article by Jeremy Roebuck posted to the site of The Monitor in Houston, TX on August 14, 2009 reports that the Texas Attorney General’s office has reached an agreement with a fitness company requiring the company to better protect its customers’ personal information and pay a fine of $28,000.

The settlement is the result of charges stemming from a filing cabinet containing customers’ personal training service contracts found in a dumpster behind one of the firm’s locations. Under today’s agreement, the defendant must implement a comprehensive records management policy and strictly comply with state document disposal laws. 

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