If I've said it once, I've said it a million times: Never accidentally send out the personal financial information of your team's general manager to the reporters in a mass email. Classic mistake.
Regrettably, a Mets staffer had to learn this lesson the hard way today.
The email apparently included Alderson's credit card number as well as the including security code and expiration date. A follow-up email was sent after reading "Please disregard the previous email. Sorry for any confusion."
All in all this hasn't be a great few weeks for the Mets front office -- the franchise received a lot of criticism for an open letter recently sent to fans asking them to pledge their loyalty to show that they're "true New Yorkers."
Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly indicated that the email also included Alderson's social security number.
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