“Thousands” Of Medical Records Discovered In Recycling Bin

Anyone who peered inside the mixed paper bin at the Dupont Recycling Center this afternoon got an eyeful.

Files, in plain sight, which authorities say contained sensitive medical and identity information.

“Upon finding those, they discovered it wasn’t a small amount. it was a large amount that we had to notify hutcheson medical center and one other medical facility,” says Investigator William Puckett with the Chattanooga Police Department.

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