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They've got some explaining to do now personal information apparently used as confetti.
Cops in Nassau County on New York's Long Island are investigating how poorly shredded documents ended up careening down.
During the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Folks who found the stuff say they can easily make out what appeared to be Social Security numbers plus bank information even license plate numbers for undercover cops.
And on top of that a partial seal of the Nassau county police department.
At least two parade goers say they also found shreds containing security details for governor Mitt Romney's motorcade from last month's presidential debate in Long Island.
The foxwoods she shows up and -- -- that -- he's live along what was the parade route outside on sixth avenue.
How -- people along the parade route even notice this stuff.
We'll show is obviously -- of the parade tradition for parade go is that -- has -- -- throw confetti.
Anything Finkelstein he -- -- young man who was watching to break I -- -- -- -- on what it is on the shoulder of one of his friends he picked it up.
Saw what he thought it was a Social Security number so then he and others started looking at all of this confetti.
And -- -- all manner of what appear to be personal details listen.
License plate number is police reports there was one try to piece of paper that talked about.
Yeah about 4:30 AM out pipe bomb was then some area of Long Island.
And also as I mentioned it said Romney motorcade in the looked like they -- -- isn't a name of of police officer or something assigned.
And tell him.
-- single sign and his friends very disturbed by that so immediately drew it to the -- attention shot.
Jonathan how -- those shredded documents and up there in the first place well that's a very good question Macy say that they do not use that kind of confetti had told they have a commercial.
And regulation you sort of confetti so they simply don't know they set -- -- of that statement.
It is not unusual for spectators to bring him throw their own confetti Macy's has no knowledge of web that confetti comes from.
As it is not some thing the parade distributes all uses.
So it being Macy's clowns appeared to be innocent in all of this but there is -- now.
A certain Sean for a potential -- in the Nassau county police department web those documents apparently came from.
The police and guy in Nassau County issued a statement today which said the national -- police department is very concerned about this situation.
We will be conducting an investigation into this -- As well as our -- as reviewing our procedures for the disposing all of sensitive documents and for those.
Who -- and bad information on those documents that is of course Jeff.
No laughing matter -- Jonathan Hunt live in New York City --
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