Friday, November 22, 2013

Cancer Center Identity Thefts, Two Women Charged

Two women have been charged with stealing personal information from a California cancer center, according to Santa Clara prosecutors.

Law enforcement discovered the stolen information and it is unclear if this personal health information (PHI) theft is related to a recent breach at a California hospital.

"More than 100 identity theft victims have been identified from all over the Bay Area, including San Francisco, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties." - KTVU, San Francisco
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Sources:
(a) Women Charged in Cancer Center Identity Thefts - www.PHIprivacy.net, 11/18/2013

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