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Financial, health data dumped in Sydney rubbish bins

Survey of bins in the CBD found 11 per cent contained bank account details and legal documents.

  • Documents showing a customer's cardholder account details and address were found in a rubbish bin used by a bank branch in Sydney.

  • Details of the legal settlement of a real estate dispute found outside a solictor's office.

  • Results of blood tests from a laboratory were found in a bin outside a doctor’s office. On the forms were patients’ names, addresses, social security numbers, and diagnostic information.

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