Thursday, June 1st, 2006 at 4:24pm

Best Buy “Destroyed” Hard Drive Found at Flea Market

Posted by Jordan Erickson

According to, Henry and Roma Gerbus received a phone call from a man named Ed claiming he had purchased their old hard drive at a flea market. They had previously taken their computer to Best Buy to have the hard drive replaced and were told that the store would destroy it. Now it has turned up at a flea market, still containing their personal information, such as bank account numbers and Social Security numbers.

If you are selling or otherwise disposing of an old computer, call us at 707-636-5678 to have your hard disk securely wiped before disposing of it. We use technologies to completely and securely erase ALL contents of your hard drive including methods employed by the US Department of Defense (DoD) classified for secure data erasure.

– Jordan

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