Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Healthcare Insider Blamed by Identity Theft Victim

Press Reports on Senior Citizen's Efforts to Clear Her Name

Daily News Photo by Jeffrey Langloi
A local paper details the trials of identity theft victim who blames inappropriate access to her medical records as the source of her problems.

You can argue with the victim that an insider theft at a healthcare organization may not be the source of her problems, but the perception of this patient and the press demonstrates the public's perception of the personal health information privacy.
"She suspects someone with access to her medical records may have sold the basic information needed to tap into her good name and credit history." - Margie Kacoha, Reporter for Palm Beach Daily News
Her problems started in 2009 with someone trying to open a credit card account in her name and is still going on with a cable company pursuing her via a debt collection company.
"It’s insanity, I tell you. The amount of time I have put in to clear my name is just unbelievable." - Leila Warren, Identity Theft Victim
For the complete story see: ID theft victim recounts fight to clear her name
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Sources:
(a) ID theft victim recounts fight to clear her name - PalmBeach Daily News, July 5, 2011


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