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Plus shocking discovery the Macy's Thanksgiving Day per race to win a college student finds what appears to be confidential personal information including Social Security numbers.
On the steps of confetti being distributed to the public.
-- can Trace Gallagher has more really Trace really.
Yeah yeah that that college -- you're talking about -- was actually watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade up on the west side Manhattan's upper west side he was with a girl he noticed that she had these confetti on her jacket right so he picked up and looked at and there was a whole Social Security number so he thought well this has got to be one and a million.
So he bends down he goes to confetti and what else does he find he finds other pieces of paper with -- Social Security numbers and that's not yet.
Phone numbers license plate numbers employee ID's.
Even police report records.
He was a little surprised listen to him.
It's very shocking to me that.
Such sensitive material could get out see you -- Thanksgiving Day parade nonetheless sudden event of a million people and that he doesn't even take a hacker and take somebody just picking up stuff off the street to find information.
Grabbed her right up the street he and others by the way -- have notified authorities turned out to be from the Nassau county police department you know on Long Island.
It's unclear though because they wouldn't tell us we called them and they were kind of short with -- wouldn't exactly tell us how their records -- -- shredded up and became confetti and -- it -- parade.
But they did issue a statement saying and I'm quoting here the Nassau county police department is very concerned about the situation.
And the department will be conducting an investigation into this matter as well as reviewing are procedures.
For disposing of sensitive documents and by the way identification experts say look.
From your Social Security number your employee ID your license plate.
Somebody knows they're doing can find out a great deal of information about you so you know we laughed as the -- stuff but but.
That's your stuff.
That they they would -- -- letter to assure its.
Presumably to protect it from falling into the wrong hands and then somebody decided to take -- shredded information industry did -- are all.
Has about one more to -- -- -- -- New Year's -- you know -- and I have been co hosting Fox's New Year's -- coverage for.
I think it's -- six years now and they rain down confetti at its people's confetti wishes.
That they rain down upon you.
And and we get to write our own wishes and they distribute doesn't and -- is always like world peace or you know.
Some nice -- learned more about the country in and then after after Marty told in the -- is I need to lose five pounds.
Can you -- sets up a it's I mean I don't learn it's like what I have to think of something big.
And benevolent this year and nothing about my waistline because he's a really good person.
Well but but when your frees it up there for those New Year's -- things that extra five pounds is not -- act act thanks Trace.
I'm a place just just you know send out the wishes don't don't send out you know Social Security numbers of rap sheets that --
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