Couple's Supposedly Destroyed Hard Drive Purchased In Chicago

Here's a story that's bound to anger quite a few of you. Apparently, a couple brought their computer in for repair at a local Best Buy and were told their hard drive needed to be replaced. The old drive was supposed to be destroyed, but it ended up for sale at a flea market with all of the couple's personal data intact. Someone at Best Buy is getting' fired...

Henry Gerbus said Best Buy assured him the computer's old hard drive -- loaded with personal information -- would be destroyed. "They said rest assured. They drill holes in it so it's useless," said Gerbus. A few months ago, Gerbus got a phone call from a man in Chicago. "He said, 'My name is Ed. I just bought your hard drive for $25 at a flea market in Chicago,'"

 

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