Arrest Made for Pornography Found on Used Computer

September 28, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Computers containing illegal pornography were seized during a routine investigation. Police seized evidence including a reported seven computers from the photographer's home office.

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He goes on to say, “Data destruction is not as hard as it sounds, I recommend getting into the habit of making sure to remove all your electronic data, because you never know where your information will end up when you get rid of an old computer and what might be on a used computer you buy.”

A recent study of used computers bought online found that 311 of the 500 investigated contained private and confidential personal information such as tax records, medical records and banking accounts with passwords.

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