Shredded private documents from New York's Nassau County police department were used as confetti during Macy's Thanksgiving day parade. Information about undercover officers.
And people in the street started to piece them together...Information about private citizens, including SSN's and arrest records. ...
One confetti strip indicates that it's from an arrest record, and other strips offer more detail. "This is really shocking," Finkelstein said. "It says, 'At 4:30 A.M. a pipe bomb was thrown at a house in the Kings Grant' area." They even contain information about Mitt Romney's motorcade, apparently from the final presidential debate, which took place at Hofstra University in Nassau County last month.
Most significant, the confetti strips identified Nassau County detectives by name. Some of them are apparently undercover. ...Daily Intel, from PIX11 News