You Should never throw Your Boarding Pass even after the flight

Your boarding pass, even after the journey is over, can land you into a lot of trouble, should it land in the hands of the wrong person.

According to, a security news and investigation website, most boarding passes have personal information of the passenger encrypted on them. The bar code that you see on a boarding pass, holds your private info, including who you are, what your phone number is, what your email id is, and even your home address!

The following video by CBS has its forensic expert talk about the ill-effects of throwing your boarding pass away. Which, in turn, not only puts you in danger of having critical information stolen, but also puts you in a possible risk of identity fraud. Check it out.

Always remember this before you think of throwing that ‘useless’ piece of paper away.

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