Sunday, January 6, 2013

US Attorney's Office Homepage Highlights Hospital ID Theft/Tax Fraud

Identity theft and tax fraud are highlighted on the US Attorney's homepage.
Just how many conspirators were there, and how many victims had their information stolen? Perhaps we're not aware of all of them; the patient info breaches were known, but the Alabama Dept. of Human Resources, Vinson Guard Services, and Jefferson Davis High School breaches seem new.
"...sounds like there were a number of conspirators and a lot of people who had their information stolen...I've asked the US Attorney's office for clarification.." - PHIprivacy.net
A review of court documents makes it seem there were a number of conspirators and a lot of people who had their information stolen. Was there more than one data theft from Troy? Because the documents are confusing PHIprivacy.net has written to the U.S. Attorney’s Office requesting clarification.
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Sources:
(a) WOW. - PHIprivacy.net, 10/26/2012
(b)
US Attorney's Office, Middle Alabama - http://www.justice.gov/usao/alm/, 01/03/2013

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