Toby West, 32, of Denmark Street, Diss opened his post on Friday morning to discover he had received detailed reports relating to a man from the Ipswich area, which included his social, occupational and personal history.
He said the documents stated when the man went to bed and how many times he had a bath, as well as information on medical examinations he had received and the fact that he was registered with Ipswich Medical Centre.
“The information is of quite a personal nature. Somebody was looking at the files and then got them mixed up. I don’t understand how somebody could make that mistake? It is unbelievable,” Mr West said.
He added when he phoned the DWP about the misplaced documents he was told there had been a security breach at Watford Job Centre and he should either shred the information or return the forms to the DWP by special delivery.
“I was quite shocked to receive the forms, especially as the envelope had my address on it, but the documents had someone else’s name.