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get into the wrong hands

To become acquired by people who were not supposed to have or know about the item in question. Please keep this report to yourself, I don't want it to get into the wrong hands. If this information gets into the wrong hands, all our undercover agents will be in danger.
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26" The initiative aims to avoid weapons getting into the wrong hands and being used in crime.
The more firearms and ammunition we remove from communities reduces the risk of them getting into the wrong hands and the possibility of them being used in crime.
The young people causing these problems are local so we remind shopkeepers of their responsibilities to help prevent fireworks getting into the wrong hands and urge parents to find out where their children are at night and what they are doing.
They can control most aspects of their lives through these devices and do not have to worry about sensitive information getting into the wrong hands.
By incorporating the Teradici Pervasive Computing Platform on IBM Cloud, BeBop removes any concern of actual film footage or intellectual property getting into the wrong hands.
You know, I know there is a way to have sensible gun control measures that help prevent violence, prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands and save lives.
com)-- Protecting your financial and personal details from getting into the wrong hands starts with slowing down the flow of information data broker companies gather when you visit a website.
Those using fertiliser commercially are being told how to store it securely to prevent it getting into the wrong hands.
Firearms legislation has changed recently and the police asked people to surrender unlawfully-held or unwanted guns and ammunition to help avoid them getting into the wrong hands.
their messages getting into the wrong hands or being seen by anyone other than
As a result the healthcare industry is highly regulated to prevent patient data from getting into the wrong hands.
GMP is asking members of the public to surrender unlawfully held or unwanted guns and ammunition to help prevent them getting into the wrong hands.
The prospect of Pakistani nuclear weapons getting into the wrong hands terrifies the U.
Confidential business getting into the wrong hands will cause a friend or colleague embarrassment.