In addition to the prison term the convicted man has been ordered to pay restitution of $409,779.
"[He] was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for stealing the identities of numerous patients as part of a tax fraud scheme."It is unclear how the identity thefts were discovered. Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Philadelphia Business Journal
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(a) Former hospital employee gets 4+ years for ID theft - www.BizJournals.com, 08/28/2014