CBS - Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets
At a warehouse in New Jersey, 6,000 used copy machines sit ready to be sold. CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian reports almost every one of them holds a secret.
Nearly every digital copier built since 2002 contains a hard drive - like the one on your personal computer - storing an image of every document copied, scanned, or emailed by the machine.
In the process, it's turned an office staple into a digital time-bomb packed with highly-personal or sensitive data.
If you're in the identity theft business it seems this would be a pot of gold.
"The type of information we see on these machines with the social security numbers, birth certificates, bank records, income tax forms," John Juntunen said, "that information would be very valuable."
The bomb hidden aboard UPS Flight 232 was reportedly diffused with just 17 minutes to spare. Armen Keteyian reports sources say al Qaeda considers the failed cargo bomb plots a success.
Nearly 70,000 Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Many more may suffer from it, but are reluctant to come forward. Armen Keteyian reports on one soldier who took a big risk to get help.
Air cargo security continues to be a major threat to the U.S. despite additional screening steps. CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian reports.
Viktor Bout, known worldwide as the "Merchant of Death," was arraigned in New York federal court today on charges that include plotting to kill Americans. Armen Keteyian reports.
Louis Milione, the DEA agent in charge of the undercover operation to capture Viktor Bout, tells Armen Keteyian what it was like hearing the alleged arms dealer's voice for the first time.
The average credit card debt alone last year was over $10,000 per household. As Armen Keteyian reports, some debt collectors are going to abusive extremes.
Chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian speaks to Jeff Glor about the latest of the investigation into the Penn State sex abuse scandal and whether more victims are expected to come forward.
An exclusive CBS News investigation finds that since its debut in 2003, the Yamaha "Rhino" has been linked to 59 deaths and hundreds of injuries and lawsuits. Armen Keteyian reports.
Former Penn. State head football coach Joe Paterno broke his silence on allegations of sexual abuse by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Armen Keteyian reports.
After a nationwide investigation, many gas pumps were found to deliver less gas than you paid for. Pump inspections vary from state to state, and can be years apart. Armen Keteyian reports.
CBS News Chief Investigative Correspondent Armen Keteyian and National Security Analyst discuss the latest on the attempted terror attack on Christmas Day.
Commissioners of the 11 major college football conferences proposed to a panel of 12 university presidents a plan to replace the Bowl Championship Series with a 4-team playoff culminating in a national title game beginning in January 2014. Armen Keteyian spoke with Scott Pelley on what is driving the decision.
A CBS News investigation finds 20,000 rape kits have gone untested in a dozen major cities. As Armen Keteyian reports, the evidence was the subject of a Senate hearing.
As the Steve McNair murder case unfolds, 33-year-old Adrian Gilliam, who sold a gun to McNair's mistress, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison. Armen Keteyian speaks with a police spokesman about this case.
In a packed Pa. courtroom, assistant coach Mike McQueary testified that he saw former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky engage in a sex act with a boy back in March, 2002. Armen Keteyian reports.