MANHATTAN, NY – There’s lots of ways your identity can be at risk, like through online hacking or if you lose important papers. But you wouldn’t imagine there w0uld be a risk at the Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC.
Ethan Finkelstein noticed something when a piece of confetti landed on his friend. He says when he picked it off her jacket; he saw a Social Security number. He ended up finding phone numbers, addresses, license plates’ numbers and more.
Officials discovered the papers came from the Nassau County Police Department. Now the department is launching an investigation. They’re also going to give their workers lessons on how to dispose of important documents properly.