We all know not to lose our boarding pass before we get on a plane, but once we board we often lose track of them. and why not? Once you’re on board, you don’t need the boarding pass anymore, right? It’s true that you won’t need to show your boarding pass to anyone once you’re on the plane, but you should be worried about random people finding your boarding pass if you lose it.
Most people don’t know this, but the bar code on your boarding pass holds valuable personal information like your email address, phone number and home address. All a devious identity thief needs to do to access this information is scan in the bar code on Inlite. Once they have the information from the bar code, they will be able to easily access your financial information and perhaps even steal money from you!
To avoid this awful fate, keep your boarding pass until you get home and then destroy it. Our personal information is always in danger of being stolen, so there’s no reason to make it easier for the swarm of identity thieves that are out there in the world.
Read the full article here: Apparently You Should Never Throw Away Your Boarding Pass