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While government officials often have to disclose details on their finances _ and celebrity divorces sometimes feature public financial data _ the information posted online exceeds those disclosures.

Social Security numbers are rarely included in public records anymore because they can be used for identity theft.

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Anthony McCartney can be reached at http://twitter.com/mccartneyAP. Tami Abdollah can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/latams.