Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Prison Sentence for Patient ID Theft

Cristobal Raul Puig, who stole patient information as part of a tax fraud scheme, was sentenced to 31 months in federal prison.

Puig illegally purchased patient information from an employee of West Kendall Baptist Hospital. He used their names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers to file fraudulent tax returns.

"Puig illegally purchased patient information from an employee of West Kendall Baptist Hospital." - www.BizJournals.com, 06/24/2013
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Sources:
(a) Man who stole Baptist Health patient information sentenced to prison - www.PHIprivacy.net, 06/25/2013

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