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Throwing away boarding passes could cost you your identity

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Throwing away boarding passes could cost you your identity. [Thinkstock image]
Throwing away boarding passes could cost you your identity. [Thinkstock image]

YAKIMA, Wash.  It's as easy as scanning someones barcode to gain access into someones personal information.

It's an instant reaction for most people to throw away a boarding pass after your trip is over. Many don't realize the amount of personal information printed on those passes.

"I just never put any thought to it before," said passenger Bethany Hall.

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