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Secret Service Mistake Comes Under Investigation Five Years After the Fact

CNN reports that five years ago, a U.S. Secret Service contractor left a pouch containing two computer backup tapes with very sensitive personnel and investigative information on a subway train in Washington, D.C. The tapes, the article explains, were to be transported from Secret Service headquarters to Maryland.

An investigation and search for the tapes has only recently been initiated, and it appears that the tapes, which, if accessed, could be highly damaging, have not yet been recovered, according to CNN. The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General would not comment to CNN regarding the reason for the investigation’s delay or any other aspect of the investigation.

You can read the full article, which also discusses possible answers as to why sensitive information was put on a removable set of tapes, here.

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